-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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John George Runciman





Date of Birth:


15 March 1899
Place of Birth: Manchester
Former Occupation: News Boy
Service: Royal Navy
Service No.: K 56339
Previous Service No.: J 35786
Rank in Hood (highest): Stoker 1st Class
Period in Hood: 24 November 1923 to 24 March 1924
Biographical Information: 'Ran' from ship during Empire Cruise (24 March 1924 at Melbourne).