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

The following photographs were sent in to the site by Jim Higginson. They are from the collection of his father, Marine James Roland Higginson who served in Hood from May 1937 to May 1939. The photos are all from 1937 and 1938, when Hood was assigned to the Mediterranean Fleet. There are a wide variety of shots of the ship, her crew plus other ships and various ports of call.

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

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Collection 3 - Assorted Photos of Hood and Crew (continued)

5.5inch gun being removed from Hood
Above- One of Hood's 5.5" guns being removed

Captain Pridham leaves Hood for the final time
Above- Captain A.F. Pridham departing Hood for the last time.

Hoods football/soccer team (left) and Deutschlands team (right)
Above- The football/soccer teams from Hood and Deutschland

5.5 inch gun being removed from Hood
Above- Another view of one of the 5.5" guns being removed

Hood as seen off Split, Yugoslavia
Above- Hood's off Split, Yugoslavia

Hoods Royal Marine Band
Above- Hood's Royal Marine Band

Spanish refugees aboard Hood
Above- Spanish refugees aboard Hood

Resting on the focsle
Above- A siesta on the focsle.

The starboard pom pom gun Sammy
Above- The starboard pom pom "Sammy"

Hoods shooting team
Above- Hood's shooting team on the quarterdeck

Hood on speed trials
Above- Hood on speed trials

Hood on speed trials
Above- Another view of the ship during speed trials

Crewmen watching a sporting event
Above- Hood crewmen watching a sporting event.

Refugees aboard Hood
Above- Refugees on Hood

Water Polo
Above- The crew watching Water polo

Refugees aboard Hood
Above- Refugees on Hood

ugoslavian soldiers aboatf Hood
Above-Yugoslavian soldiers aboard Hood