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

The following photographs were sent in to the site by Jim Sikorski of the United States. Jim is an avid collector of Hood memorabilia and photographs, especially of things related to the famous Empire Cruise of the Special Service Squadron in 1923-1924. Many (but not all) of the materials presented here were formerly in the collection of Surgeon Commander Dudding who served aboard the ship during the Empire Cruise. Please pass your cursor over any photo to view a brief description.

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

Chainbar divider

Part 4 - Sydney, Australia

Invitation to meet the Governer and Lady De Chair

Honorary membership card to the Royal Automobile Club of Australia

Invitation to a Military Tattoo at Victoria Barracks, Sydney, Australia, 17 April 1924

Australian Trotting Club flyer, April 1924

10 April 1924 edition of The Sydney Mail

9 April 1924 edition of The Sydney Mail

Sheet music from Hood's visit to Sydney, Australia, April 1924

H.M.S. Hood in Sydney, Australia, April 1924

H.M.S. Hood in Sydney, Australia, April 1924

H.M.S. Hood in Sydney, Australia, April 1924

The stern of H.M.S. Hood, Sydney, Australia, April 1924

Hood's Shelter Deck, Sydney, Australia, April 1924

Hood's guns, Sydney, April 1924

H.M.S. Danae in Sydney, Australia, April 1924

Australians aboard Hood in Sydney, April 1924