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 5 - Various Ships

The British destroyer Afridi
Above- The British destroyer "Afridi"

HMS Arethusa
Above- The British cruiser "Arethusa" off Palma de Majorca

IJN Ashigara
Above- Japanese warship "Ashigara" during a visit to Gibraltar

H.M.S. Birmingham
Above- The new British cruiser "Birmingham" being cheered out of harbour on her way to China to start her first commission.

Spanish cruiser Canarias
Above- Spanish insurgent cruiser "Canarias" entering Palma de Majorca

Spanish warship Almirante Cervera
Above- Spanish insurgent warship "Almirante Cervera"

Regia Marina warship Conte Di Cavour
Above- The Italian Regia Marina flagship "Conte Di Cavour" entering Grand Harbour, Malta

Regia Marina warship Giulio Cesare
Above- Italian warship "Giulio Cesare" at Malta

H.M.S. Courageous
Above- The British aircraft carrier "Courageous" with an oiler alongside at Malta

Panzerschiff Deutschland
Above- The German Armoured Ship "Deutschland" at Gibraltar

The fleet at anchor off Argostoli
Above- Some of the Fleet at anchor at Argostoli