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



Thursday 3rd April 1941



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At: Sea
Sick: Not recorded
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06:50 - Hands to Action Stations.
07:05 - Position 47° 17.8'N 020° 24.1'W (Fix).
07:30 - Increased speed [to] 17 knots. [Commenced] zig-zag no. 41.
07:41 - Secured [from Action Stations]. Assumed 4th Degree of L.A. and H.A. Readiness.
08:00 - Altered course [to] 330°. Zig-zag no. 41. Position 47° 34'N 020° 37'W (Fix 0705).
09:30 - Assumed 4th Degree of L.A. Readiness.
11:30 - Altered course [to] 270°. Zig-zag no. 42.
12:00 - Position 48° 14'N 021° 42'W (Fix 0705).
14:00 - Altered course [to] 000°. Zig-zag no. 41.
20:00 - Position 48° 48'N 022° 00'W (Fix 1831).
20:43 - Increased speed to 19 knots.
21:00 - Negative zig-zag no. 41. [Commenced] zig-zag no. 35.
21:30 - Altered course [to] 003°.
23:00 - Reduced speed [to] 17 knots.