HMS Hood (1893) BB  (2nd)

This the second HMS Hood was a single ship class of battleship.

Built at Chatham Dockyard, laid down Aug-1889, launched 30-Jul-1891 completed May-1893. 

She served the first part of her career in the Mediterranean from 1893-1900. Returned to home waters for a refit and spell as guardship before returning to the Mediterranean until 1902.
After another refit she went into Reserve or with the Home Fleet until 1910. Then on to Queenstown until 1911.

After this she was used as a target ship. 

Her hull was sunk as a blockship at Portland 04-Nov-1914 and remains there today.


Other HMS Hood
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- 2nd HMS Hood
- 3rd HMS Hood

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This page last edited - 29 July, 2012.

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