Photos & Graphics of H.M.S. Hood
The Cross Photo Collection
Updated 07-May-2014

The following photographs were sent in to the site by Bob Cross. They are from the collection of Fred Cross who served in Hood during the mid 1930s.

Important Notice: These photos may not be republished or reposted elsewhere in any format without the express permission of Bob Cross.

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Fred Cross and shipmates, 1935
Above- Fred Cross (circled) and mates from Hood, 1935

Hood at Sea with a Nelson class battleship, mid 1930s
Above- Hood at sea sometime in 1935 or 1936. In the background you can see either the battleship Rodney ("baaa") or its sister, the Nelson

Spanish warship Miguel Cervantes
Above- Spanish warship "Miguel Cervantes"

Newspaper clipping about Fred Cross
Above- After leaving Hood, Fred was stationed aboard H.M.S. Royal Oak.
He was one of the fortunate men to have survived it's tragic sinking at Scapa Flow.
This Australian newspaper clipping is his account of the event. Click to enlarge.