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.

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Part 5 - From Brisbane, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand

Entertainment booklet for Special Service Squadron visit to Brisbane, Australia

Souvenir of 1st Light Cruiser Squadron's visit to Brisbane, Australia, April 1924

Easter 1924 service for Special Service Squadron visit to Brisbane, Australia

Programme for Hood's visit to Welliington, New Zealand, April 1924

Souvenir of the visit of the Special Service Squadron to Wellington, New Zealand, April 1924

Booklet about Auckland, New Zealand

Complimentary Ticket to the Government Baths, Rotorua, Auckland, New Zealand, May 1924

H.M.S. Hood at Auckland, New Zealand, May 1924

H.M.S. Hood at Auckland, New Zealand, May 1924

H.M.S. Hood at Auckland, New Zealand, May 1924

H.M.S. Hood at Auckland, New Zealand, May 1924

H.M.S. Hood at Auckland, New Zealand, May 1924

H.M.S. Hood at Auckland, New Zealand, May 1924

H.M.S. Hood at Auckland, New Zealand, May 1924

H.M.S. Hood at Auckland, New Zealand, May 1924