-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Crew List

It is estimated that as many as 18,000 men served aboard the 'Mighty Hood' during the operational portion of her 21 year career. Unfortunately, there is no surviving official single listing of ALL men who served in her. Here you will find our attempt at creating such a listing. We are using the few, fragmentary crew lists known to exist, Navy Lists, various official reports, public records, and most importantly of all, inputs from the families of former crew.

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Francis Babington Proudfoot

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Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Lieutenant
Joined Hood: Early 1920s
Left Hood: Early 1920s

Biographical Information: Born 11 September 1900. Entered Navy 15 May 1913. Served aboard Hood in early 1920s. Retired as an Acting Commander. Died Summer, 1983.

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None at this time.

No known memorials

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
ADMs 196/124 and 196/147
Navy Lists