H.M.S. Hood Association Battle Cruiser Hood
Latest Site News & Updates

Happy New Year

Happy New Year
2020 is here! This year will the centenary of the Mighty Hood's first commission and first missions. Be sure to visit our History section to learn more about her many interesting activities 100 years ago!

Flyhawk Models of Hood
Our experts are working with Flyhawk Models of China in an effort to produce the most accurate small scale (1/700 scale) models of Hood ever created. Flyhawk currently are looking to produce two versions of the kit, 1924 and as-lost (1941). There have been some decent commercial models of the ship in the past, but these new kits will be decidedly superior as they are based on many new finds (or rather, "rediscoveries") pertaining to Hood's configuration and they will be taking advantage of upgrades in the field of injection moulding. We do not know when the kits are expected to reach production (or if both kits will indeed be released), but rest assured that we will be helping to ensure details are accurate.

Photo Database Developments Continue
We're still exploring ways to make our extensive photograph collections more accessible to the public. This involves the development/creation/deployment of a searchable database. Please advised this will take some time as we have an all-volunteer website staff.

Latest Update (23-Jan-2020)
We've added or updated the following pages:

Photo Memorial Photo Appeal

We are seeking photos & information to use in our online memorials to the men who died in the sinking of Hood. We currently only have photos of 973 out of the 1415 lost. If you can contribute, please contact us.

Membership Membership- Joining or Renewing

If you have a sincere interest in preserving the memory of Hood and crew, or are a current member who wishes to renew your membership, please click on the button below. See our Membership page for additional information.

Donate Make a Donation

If you have old Hood materials and would like to find them a good home, or if you’d otherwise like to contribute financially to our work, please click on the button below.

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