-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Crew List
Updated 07-Mar-2010

This part of the site offers a searchable database of the H.M.S. Roll of Honour who match particular criteria such as rank / rating, age, home town etc.

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Ranks / rates are the highest known for each man during his time serving in Hood.

15 men are known to have served in Hood and reached the rank of Captain


SurnameForenamesRank / RatingService No.FromTo
Thomas HughCaptain 1. Unknown
2. Unknown
3. 2nd November 1923
1. Unknown
2. Unknown
3. 2nd May 1926
Thomas DesmondCaptain 19th August 194024th May 1941 (loss of ship)
Wilfred FranklinCaptainN/A21st May 19271st May 1929
Irvine GordonCaptain 21st May 19271st May 1929
John KnowlesCaptain 21st May 19271st May 1929
E.G.CaptainN/Aabout 1940about 1940
RalphCaptainN/A15th February 194124th May 1941 (loss of ship)
GeoffreyCaptainN/A31st March 192115th May 1923
Julian Francis ChichesterCaptain 31st March 192115th May 1923
Arthur FrancisCaptain 1st February 192620th May 1938
Harold OwenCaptainN/A30th April 192521st May 1927
J.S.S.CaptainN/Aabout 1937about 1938
Francis Thomas ButlerCaptainN/Aabout 1937about 1938
Harold Thomas CoulthardCaptain 20th May 19383rd May 1929
Basil GeorgeCaptain March 1931April 1931