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

The following photographs were sent in to the site by Barrie Knowles. They are from the collection of his father, Able Seaman William Knowles. William served in Hood from 7 January 1926 to 27 August 1927 and was a member of her championship rowing teams.

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

Chainbar divider

Forecastle of H.M.S. Hood, late 1920s
Above- Hood's focsle, circa 1926 or 1927

Gig A Regatta winners from H.M.S. Hood, 1926
Above- Hood's Gig A Regatta winners in 1926
Back Row (L-R)- Stroke- Leading Seaman E. Horlock; 2nd Bowman- Able Seaman A. Miller; Middle Row (L-R)- Bow W. Knowles; Able Seaman Cox; Chief Petty Officer Bollen; 2nd Stroke- Able Seaman Redmund; Front Row (L-R) - Able Seaman Bremner. The bowman was sick the day this photo was taken, so the team is shown here short one man.

H.M.S. Hood taking it green in the Bay of Biscay, 1926 or 1927
Above- Hood takes it green in the Bay of Biscay during the 1927 Spring Cruise

H.M.S. Hood rowing team, circa 1926 or 1927
Above- One of the rowing teams posing on the port side of Hood's after superstructure, 1926 or 1927.

Tropies won by H.M.S. Hood circa 1926 or 1927
Above- Various sport trophies won by the men of Hood