Photos & Graphics of H.M.S. Hood
The Douglas Sizer Photo Collection (Part 1)
Updated 07-May-2014

The following photographs & images were sent in to the site by Gill Walford, the niece of crewman Douglas Sizer. These consist primarily of photos associated with his service aboard Hood in the mid to late 1930s.

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

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Douglas posing with a painting of H.M.S. Hood
Above- Douglas posing with a painting of H.M.S. Hood


Above- Hood at anchor


Above- Douglas aboard H.M.S. Hood

H.M.S. Hood's quarterdeck awash
Above- H.M.S. Hood's quarterdeck awash (as usual)


Above- H.M.S. Hood in 1936

Removal of 5.5" gun at Malta
Above- Removal of 5.5" gun at Malta, 1937

Aft pom pom being fitted to H.M.S. Hood, late 1937
Above- Hood's aft pom pom "Auntie"is fitted atop its newly installed bandstand, Malta, November-December 1937

Extending Hood's shelter deck, Malta, late 1937
Above- Extending Hood's shelter deck, Malta, late 1937

Extending Hood's shelter deck, Malta, late 1937
Above- Extending Hood's shelter deck, Malta, late 1937

H.M.S. Hood at sea with her quarterdeck awash
Above- H.M.S. Hood at sea with her quarterdeck awash

H.M.S. Hood in drydock at Malta, 1937
Above- H.M.S. Hood in drydock at Malta, 1937at one of her ports of call during the Empire Cruise

Another shot of the very wet quarterdeck of H.M.S. Hood
Above- Another shot of the very wet quarterdeck of H.M.S. Hood

H.M.S. Hood launches a practice torpedo
Above- H.M.S. Hood launches a practice torpedo