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

The following photographs were sent in to the site by Jim Sikorski of the United States. Jim is an avid collector of Hood memorabilia and photographs, especially of things related to the famous Empire Cruise of the Special Service Squadron in 1923-1924. Many (but not all) of the materials presented here were formerly in the collection of Surgeon Commander Dudding who served aboard the ship during the Empire Cruise. Please pass your cursor over any photo to view a brief description.

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

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Part 3 - Melbourne & Sydney, Australia

Programme from the visit to Melbourne, March 1924

The Special Service Squadron at Melbourne, Australia, March 1924

The Squadron departs Melbourne

Memento of visit to South Australia

Memento of visit to South Australia

Memento of visit to South Australia

Official programme for the visit to Hobart, Tasmania, March-Apr 1924

Souvenir programme for the visit to Launceston, Tasmania, March 1924

H.M.S. Hood leaving Hobart, Tasmania, April 1924

Way About Sydney, from April 1924

Visit programme from Sydney, Australia, April 1924

Visit programme from Sydney, Australia, April 1924

Visit programme from Sydney, Australia, April 1924

Souvenir from visit to Parramatta, Aprl 1924

Souvenir from visit to Parramatta, Aprl 1924