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



Monday 24th June 1940



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


09:08 - Divisions
09:30 - Both watches of the hands employed cleaning ship
11:50 - Fire quarters exercised
12:15 - "Fearless" entered harbour
13:15 - Hands employed cleaning ship
18:00 - Port Watch granted canteen leave until 2215 hours. Chiefs and Petty Officers granted canteen leave until 2230 hours.
19:50 - Ammunition lighter berthed alongside port side forward. Duty part employed ammunitioning.
20:05 - Hoisted ship's motor boat
21:00 - Rounds