H.M.S. Hood

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Battlecruiser HMS Hood in New Zealand, (Vintage Rare Photo) Naval History, Military History, Hms Hood, Capital Ship, Epic Art, Military Diorama, Super Yachts, Countries Around The World, Navy Ships

The famous battlecruiser HMS Hood (51) arrives in New Zealand in 1924 as a part of the Empire Cruise.[3440x2164]

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Royal Navy battleships Hood (left) and Valiant under the retaliatory fire from French battleship Dunkerque or Provence near Mers-el-Kebir, then French Algeria. Naval History, Military History, Hms Prince Of Wales, Hms Ark Royal, Hms Hood, Military Diorama, Royal Navy, Uk Navy, Navy Ships

The HMS Hood under attack from Italian SM79 bombers in the Western Mediterranean, 9 July 1940. The stern of the battleship HMS Valiant can be seen on the left of this photo which was taken from the flight deck of the carrier HMS Ark Royal.

HMS Hood, overhead view , taken by a USN reconnaisance plane as she left Hawaiian waters during the world cruise. This picture is probably dated somewhere around mid-June 1924 Navy Coast Guard, Hms Hood, World Cruise, Man Of War, Naval History, War Photography, Navy Ships, Aircraft Carrier, Boat Building

Overhead view of HMS Hood, taken by a USN reconnaisance plane as she left Hawaiian waters during the world cruise. This picture is probably dated somewhere around mid-June 1924

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May 24 the pride of the Royal Navy, the Battlecruiser HMS Hood, confronts the pride of Hitler's Kriegsmarine, the powerful battleship DKM Bismarck. Capital Ship, Hms Hood, Naval History, Military History, Marina Real, Model Warships, Small Yachts, Big Guns, Boats

Battlecruiser HMS Hood (51) during the early 1930's. Notice the size comparisons to the scooter yacht.

15 in HMS Hood, the largest (and last) battlecruiser ever built; date as per photo caption: many pictures on this board. She was destined for a terrible end at the hands of Bismarck in May but was arguably the most beautiful big gun ship ever built. Naval History, Military History, Hms Hood, Model Warships, Capital Ship, Man Of War, Big Guns, Navy Ships, Historical Pictures

HMS Hood early 1920's

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Battlecruiser HMS Renown astern of the battlecruiser HMS Hood and battleship HMS Valiant during the inter war period between the end of the First World War in November 1918 and the beginning of the Second World War in Hms Hood, Capital Ship, Naval, Navy Ships, Power Boats, Submarines, Aircraft Carrier, Model Ships, Royal Navy

HMS Hood with other line-of-battle ships during Royal Navy Exercise 1939

Future enemies at peace. HMS Hood (background), HMS Resolution (centre), and the German Pocket Battleship Admiral Graf Spee (foreground), anchored at Portsmouth for King George VI's birthday, May George Vi, Roi George, Hms Hood, Capital Ship, Heavy Cruiser, Air Photo, Military Diorama, Navy Ships, Submarines

Future enemies at peace. HMS Hood (background), HMS Resolution (centre), and the German Pocket Battleship Admiral Graf Spee (foreground), anchored at Portsmouth for King George VI's birthday, May 1937.

HMS Hood alongside the Forth Bridge Hms Hood, Ship Breaking, Capital Ship, Navy Ships, Submarines, Aircraft Carrier, Historical Pictures, Royal Navy, War Machine

HMS Hood alongside the Forth Bridge 1920's

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