This is some type of lamp that was once used in Hood. It has the following inscribed in it: "H.M.S. Hood. Do not remove from Deck 2 Point 16". Obviously, someone did remove it! Click on the image to the right to view an enlarged version.
These flags are also in Paul's collection. These are stamped "H.M.S. Hood" and dated "1936." The white flag measures 50"x75" and represents the letter "V". The blue traingular flag measures 40"x55" and represents the letter "T".
These are various keys believed to have been associated with switches related to Hood's magazines. It is not precisely clear exactly what magazines they were for.
This is a hand-held signal lamp. It was used for local ship-to-ship communication. This particular lamp is marked as belonging to H.M.S. Hood along with the year 1935.