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 6 - Various Ships (continued)

Greek flagship Georges Averoff
Above- The Greek flagship "Georges Averoff" entering Grand Harbour, Malta

H.M.S. Hunter
Above- The British destroyer "Hunter". She was damaged of Gibraltar.

German cruiser Leipzig
Above- German Cruiser "Leipzig" at Tangiers

British cruiser Shropshire or London
Above- A British cruiser, possibly "Shropshire" or "London"

H.M.S. Nelson
Above- The British battleship "Nelson" entering Grand Harbour, Malta

H.M.S. Repulse
Above- The British battle cruiser "Repulse"

R.M.S. Aquitania
Above- The elderly British ocean liner R.M.S. "Aquitania"

Nelson, Warspite, Malaya and Royal Oak as seen from Hood at Gibraltar
Above- The "Nelson", "Warspite", "Malaya"and "Royal Oak" at Gibraltar

Combined Fleets at Gibraltar, 1937
Above- Combined Fleets at Gibraltar in 1937. Hood is the big one (second ship from the left, just ahead of "Rodney")

H.M.S. Warspite
Above- The legendary British battleship "Warspite"

Turkish warship Yavuz, formerly the S.M.S. Goeben
Above- The Turkish flagship "Yavuz" at Malta, 1937. She was formerly the German battle cruiser "Goeben".