-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Crew List
Updated 17-Apr-2010

It is estimated that as many as 9,000 men served aboard the "Mighty Hood" during the operational portion of her 21 year career. Unfortunately, there is no surviving official single listing of ALL men who served in her. Here you will find our attempt at creating such a listing. We are using the few, fragmentary crew lists known to exist, Navy Lists, various official reports, public records, and most importantly of all, inputs from the families of former crew.

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Alfred Philip Vince





Date of Birth:


Not known
Place of Birth: Not known
Former Occupation: Not known
Service: Royal Navy
Service No.: J23769
Previous Service No.: Not known
Rank in Hood (highest): Leading Seaman
Period in Hood: 1923-1926
Biographical Information: Alfred was born 1 December 1897 and lived in St Giles parish Northampton, Northants and joined the Royal Navy on 4 March 1913 as a Boy 2nd Class. Following postings to Impregnable, Gibraltar, Vivid, Conquest, Vivid, Colombine, Vivid and Woolwich he posted to HMS Hood on 15 May 1923 as an Able Seaman. He was promoted to Leading Seaman (Torpedoman) on 1 May 1924. Alfred transferred to the Royal Australian Navy on 10 April 1926. He remained in the RAN until the early 1950s when he was discharged as a Warrant Officer. His period of service spanned both World Wars. He died on 5 May 1970 at Wahroonga, Sydney, NSW, Australia