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



Sunday 21st April 1940



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


08:00 - Roman Catholic church parties to clear
09:15 - Divisions
09:35 - Church on quarterdeck
10:35 - Pipe down
11:45 - Fire party to muster
12:30 - Port Watch Boys granted leave until 2000 hours. 2nd Starboard Watch granted leave until 0700 hours the following morning. Chiefs and Petty Officers granted leave until 0730 hours the following morning.
14:30 - 20 Royal Engineers visited ship
18:00 - "Malaya" left harbour
21:00 - Rounds