-H.M.S. Hood Reference Materials-
ADM 116/4351: Report on the Loss of H.M.S. Hood
Updated 15-Mar-2007

This document is a modern transcription of a portion of Admiralty record ADM 116/4351. The original record concerns the enquiries into the loss of H.M.S. Hood in 1941. The original file is held at the The National Archives at Kew, London. This Crown Copyrighted material is reproduced here by kind permission of The National Archives.

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ADM116/4351 Pages 1 to 59A
Includes First "Blake" Board

ADM116/4351 Pages 61 to 88
General minutes, discussion of conclusions etc.

ADM116/4351 Pages 89 to 144
Summary of findings of Second "Walker" Board, Admiralty minutes dicussing  conclusions, implications etc.

ADM116/4351 Pages 146 to 195
Transcription of evidence of witnesses at Second Board, includes witnesses from H.M.S. Norfolk and H.M.S. Suffolk

ADM116/4351 Pages 196 to 262
Transcription of evidence of witnesses at Second Board, includes witnesses from H.M.S. Prince of Wales

ADM116/4351 Pages 263 to 355
Transcription of evidence of witnesses at Second Board, includes witnesses from H.M.S. Norfolk, etc.

ADM116/4351 Pages 356 to 380
Transcription of evidence of witnesses at Second Board, includes, former officers plus the two surviving ratings from H.M.S. Hood.

ADM116/4351 Pages 381 to End
Transcription of evidence of witnesses at Second Board, includes expert testimony.