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

Saturday 25th May 1940

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

06:15 - 1st part Port Watch to breakfast
07:45 - Hands detailed for ammunitioning fall in
09:15 - "Dorsetshire" entered harbour
10:05 - C-in-C Western Approaches visited ship
10:30 - Cleared lower deck for address by C-in-C Western Approaches
10:46 - C-in-C Western Approaches left ship
12:30 - Boys of Port Watch granted leave until 2000 hours. Port and 1st Starboard Watches granted leave until 0700 hours the following morning. Chiefs and petty officers granted leave until 0730 hours the following morning.
13:15 - Hands detailed carry on armament
16:40 - "Venemous" entered harbour
17:00 - Exercised fire quarters
21:00 - Rounds
23:15 - Completed ammunitioning