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HMS Hood

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1920. Click to enlarge, or view the pdf at The Engineer 1920/03/26, page 315.
1920. HMS Hood at full speed.
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Named after the 18th-century Admiral Samuel Hood.

1920 Read a thorough description of the specifications in The Engineer 1920/03/26 from page 313.

On 24 May 1941, early in the Battle of the Denmark Strait, Hood was struck by several German shells and exploded. [1]She sunk off Greenland.


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Sources of Information

  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Hood_(51)