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HMS Hood Warship

HMS Hood Warship

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HMS Hood (pennant number 51) was the last battlecruiser built for the Royal Navy. Commissioned in 1920, she was named after the 18th-century Admiral Samuel Hood. One of four Admiral-class battlecruisers ordered in mid-1916, Hood had serious design limitations, though her design was drastically revised after the Battle of Jutland and improved while she was under construction. For this reason she was the only ship of her class to be completed. As one of the largest and, ostensibly, the most powerful warships in the world, Hood was the pride of the Royal Navy and, carrying immense prestige, was known as The Mighty Hood.

Despite the official explanation, some historians continued to believe that the torpedoes caused the ship's loss, while others proposed an accidental explosion inside one of the ship's gun turrets that reached down into the magazine. Other historians have concentrated on the cause of the magazine explosion. The discovery of the ship's wreck in 2001 confirmed the conclusion of both boards, although the exact reason the magazines detonated will always be a mystery since that area of the ship was entirely destroyed in the explosion.

Namesake:        Admiral Samuel Hood
Ordered:        7 April 1916
Builder:        John Brown & Company
Laid down:        1 September 1916
Launched:        22 August 1918
Commissioned:        15 May 1920
In service:        19201941
Identification:        Pennant number: 51
Motto:        Ventis Secundis (Latin: 'With Favourable Winds')[1]
Nickname(s):        Mighty Hood
Fate:        Sunk during the Battle of Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941
Badge:        A Cornish chough bearing an anchor facing left over the date 1859[2]
General characteristics
Class and type:        Admiral-class battlecruiser
Displacement:        46,680 long tons (47,430 t) deep load
Length:        860 ft 7 in (262.3 m)
Beam:        104 ft 2 in (31.8 m)
Draught:        32 ft 0 in (9.8 m)
Installed power:        144,000 shp (107,000 kilowatt)
4 shafts
Brown-Curtis geared steam turbines
24 Yarrow boilers
1920: 31 knots (57 km/h; 36 mph)
1941: 28 knots (52 km/h; 32 mph)
Range:        1931: 5,332 nautical miles (9,870 km; 6,140 mi) at 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)
1919: 1,433
1934: 1,325
Sensors and
processing systems:        
Type 279 air-warning radar
Type 284 gunnery radar
As built:
4 2 BL 15-inch Mk I guns
12 1 BL 5.5-inch Mk I guns
4 1 QF 4-inch Mark V anti-aircraft guns
6 21-inch (533 mm) torpedo tubes
1941, as sunk:
4 2 15-inch (381 mm) guns
7 2 QF 4-inch Mk XVI AA guns
3 8 QF 2-pdr 'pom pom' AA guns
5 4 0.5-inch Vickers machine guns
5 20-barrel 'Unrotated Projectile' mounts
2 2 21-inch above water torpedo tubes
Belt: 126 in (305152 mm)
Deck: 0.753 in (1976 mm)
Barbettes: 125 in (305127 mm)
Turrets: 1511 in (381279 mm)
Conning tower: 119 in (279229 mm)
Bulkheads: 45 in (102127 mm)
Aircraft carried:        
1 fitted 193132
1 catapult