-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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George Worthington





Date of Birth:


13 June 1906
Place of Birth: Denton
Former Occupation: Cotton mill worker
Service: Royal Marines
Service No.: Plymouth 22191
Previous Service No.: None
Rank in Hood (highest): Marine
Period in Hood: 29 August 1925 to 27 August 1928
Biographical Information: George Worthington enlisted in the Royal Marines on 8 November 1923, at the age of seventeen. His career in the Royal Marines lasted until 1945, and he spent much of his sea time in battlecruisers: in addition to his three years in Hood, he spent six years from 1939 to 1945 the entire Second World War in HMS Renown.