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Name Official number Flag IMO
HOOD    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1920  22/08/1918  15/05/1920 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Battleship  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  460 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 47430 disp 860 ft 7 in  104 ft 2 in    32 ft 
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
Brown-Curtis turbines and Yarrow boilers providing steam driving quadruple screws. 144000shp giving 31knots speed. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Flagship Battlecruiser Squadron Atlantic Fleet following commissioning.
Home Fleet Battlecruiser Squadron 1939.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Gunfire 24/05/1941 
Disposal Detail
Sunk by gunfire from Bismarck in Denmark Strait. Shells penetrated her magazine and she exploded breaking into two sections. There were only three survivors out of her complement of 1418. 
 

 



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