Allied Warships


Admiral class

1 ship

The battlecruiser HMS Hood (51) of the Royal Navy. She was lost on 24 May 1941.

Technical information

Displacement42100 BRT 
Length860.5 feet (oa) 
Complement1341 men 
8 15" guns (4x2)
10 5.5" guns (10x1)
8 4" AA guns (4x2)
24 2pdr AA (3x8)
20 .5" AA (5x4) 
Max speed31 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 4 shafts 
Power144000 SHP 
Notes on classAll 5.5" guns were landed during a refit at Devonport Dockyard during April/May 1940 and three more twin 4" AA gun turrets were shipped instead. 

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HMS Hood (51) Lost on 24 May 1941

1 Battlecruiser of the Admiral class. 1 of them was lost.

Full wartime service history on this vessel.

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