HMS HOOD

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Battleship [15M] – (Detail and photograph in Dive Dorset: 140 p111) & (Divers Guide; Weymouth & Portland Ed 5 p17 No. 2) – 50 34.10N; 02 25.22W. (Detail in LARN). Excellent display at Weymouth Museum. (More detail, particularly on Diver Robert J. Symonds and photographs in LePard: pages 48 & 49). Portland Museum Wreck No. 9.

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HMS Hood was positioned across the Balaclava Bay Entrance, Photo Left and when scuttled she turn completely upside down, Right

References:

Jane’s Fighting Ships 1919 p61.
Ship’s of the Royal Navy (SRN) Vol. 1, p270.
Dive Dorset (DD) p85 – 86.


Day of Loss: 4

Month of Loss: 11

Year of Loss: 1914


Longitude: 50 34.10

Latitude: 02 25.22


Approximate Depth: 15

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