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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Tuesday 8th April 1941 
  
At: Sea   

05:55 - Assumed 1st degree of readiness.
06:59 - Secured. Assumed 3rd degree of readiness.
08:00 - Position 54° 00'N 015° 28'W (Estimated).
09:23 - Increased [speed to] 17 knots.
10:05 - Barra Head 052° (D/F).
10:09 - Tory Island 065½° (D/F).
12:00 - Position 53° 14'N 016° 20'W (Fix 0839).
12:03 - Altered course [to] 350°. [Commenced] zig-zag no. 12.
16:00 - Altered course [to] 120°. [Resumed] zig-zag no. 12.
17:55 - Commenced zig-zag no. 20.
20:00 - Position 54° 00'N 015° 11'W (Fix 1700).
20:56 - Altered course [to] 224°. Speed [increased to] 20 knots.
23:40 - Detached "Arrow" to Londonderry.



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