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

The following photographs were sent in to the site by Andy Robinson. Andy's great uncle, James Smith, served aboard Hood from 1923-1925. He collected the following items during the famous Cruise of the Special Service Squadron in 1923-1924.

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

Chainbar divider
Order of the Bath Certificate
Above- James's crossing the line certificate

Empire Cruise Ad for Sydney, Australia
Above- A programme commemorating a social event in Sydney, Australia in April 1924

Empire Cruise Ad for Masterton, NZ
Above-A souvenir programme from Hood's visit to Masteron, New Zealand in 1924

Empire Cruise Ad for Durban, South Africa
Above- A souvenir programme from Hood's 1924 visit to Durban

Empire Cruise sports programme
Above and Below- A sports programme outlining boxing events Hood sailors (to include James) were performing in
Boxing programme schedule

Empire Cruise Welcome programme from Sydney, Australia
Above- Welcome programme covering Hood's 1924 visit to Sydney, Australia

Empire Cruise programme for Vancouver, Canada
Above- A souvenir programme commemorating Hood's 1924 visit to Vancouver, Canada.