H.M.S. Reference and Research Materials
Searchable Database of Movements of H.M.S. Hood
Updated 07-Mar-2010

Use this page to search for details of where Hood was on any date or period. Detailed entries from the logs are only available for a certain months - mainly World War 2. Basic details about where the ship was are held for all of Hood's life from 1920 to 1941.

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You searched for the following dates: 1939-09-15 to 1939-09-15

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Friday 15th September 1939 

From: Scapa
To: Loch Ewe
At: Loch Ewe   

00:40 - 50 fthms deepening
03:50 - port watch closed up in 3rd degree LA readiness
05:00 - hands of 2nd port watch not closed up. Prepare PVs
06:49 - In PVs, course & speed as requisite for entering harbour
07:10 - passed gate
07:27 - stop 07.35 - came to port anchor in 23 fathoms, veered to 8 shackles
08:45 - "Somali" entered harbour. 15th Division left harbour.
08:55 - Both watches of hands clean ship
10:20 - "Sharpshooter" left harbour
11:20 - Clear lower deck. Fortnightly payments
12:00 - Hands who were closed up at 3rd degree of readiness during the night to make and mend clothes
13:15 - Engine room Chs and Pos football teams landed
14:00 - RMs football team of the watch landed
16:00 - Evening Quarters
16:35 - "Birchol" slipped from alongside
17:00 - PT on the Quarterdeck
18:55 - Drifter "Marigold" secured alongside
19:20 - "Nelson" sailed



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