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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Transcription of the Log of H.M.S. Hood



Wednesday 3rd April 1940



From: -
To: -
At: Devonport
Sick: Not recorded
Distance through water: -
Comments: -


07:30 - "X" turret ammunitioning party fall in on quarterdeck
09:05 - "Amazon" and "Saladin" left harbour
10:10 - Air raid warning €˜yellow'. H.A. armament close up.
10:35 - Air raid warning white
11:30 - Watchkeepers granted leave until 2000 hours
13:30 - Boys granted leave until 2000 hours
16:00 - 7 Maltese stewards left ship on draft
16:30 - "Saladin" entered harbour. Port Watch granted leave until 0700 the following morning. Chiefs and Petty Officers granted leave until 0730 hours the following morning. 1300 €“ Engineering party fall in
19:15 - "Amazon" entered harbour
21:00 - Rounds