HMS Hood by chris-parker, via Flickr   The mighty Hood sent to the bottom by the Bismark from 15 miles away!

HMS Hood by chris-parker, via Flickr The mighty Hood sent to the bottom by the Bismark from 15 miles away!

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British battlecruiser HMS Hood in 1924 - for many years she was the largest warship in the world.
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HMS Hood sunk by KMS Bismarck on May 24, 1941 at the Battle of the Denmark Strait. 3 survivors.

HMS Hood sunk by KMS Bismarck on May 24, 1941 at the Battle of the Denmark Strait. 3 survivors.

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HMS Hood (51) - incrociatore da battaglia della classe Admiral  Entrata in servizio	15 maggio 1920 Caratteristiche generali Dislocamento	Pieno carico 1918: 45.925 t 1940: 49.136 t Lunghezza	262,3 m Larghezza	31,7 m Pescaggio	10,1 m Propulsione	25 caldaie a petrolio Yarrow, 4 gruppi turboriduttori Brown-Curtiss, 4 assi eliche, Velocità	1920: 31 nodi (57 km/h) 1941: 29 nodi  (54 km/h) Autonomia	1931: 5.332 mn a 20 nodi (10.000 km a 37 km/h) Equipaggio	1921: 1.169 1941: 1.418

HMS Hood (51) - incrociatore da battaglia della classe Admiral Entrata in servizio 15 maggio 1920 Caratteristiche generali Dislocamento Pieno carico 1918: 45.925 t 1940: 49.136 t Lunghezza 262,3 m Larghezza 31,7 m Pescaggio 10,1 m Propulsione 25 caldaie a petrolio Yarrow, 4 gruppi turboriduttori Brown-Curtiss, 4 assi eliche, Velocità 1920: 31 nodi (57 km/h) 1941: 29 nodi (54 km/h) Autonomia 1931: 5.332 mn a 20 nodi (10.000 km a 37 km/h) Equipaggio 1921: 1.169 1941: 1.418

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Iconic 15 in battlecruiser HMS Hood at Scapa Flow in 1940: the following year she succumbed to the much more modern German battleship Bismarck after a few salvoes. There were only 3 survivors.

Iconic 15 in battlecruiser HMS Hood at Scapa Flow in 1940: the following year she succumbed to the much more modern German battleship Bismarck after a few salvoes. There were only 3 survivors.

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HMS Hood in May 1941, just before it was sunk by German battleship Bismarck. Photo courtesy HMS Hood Association.

HMS Hood in May 1941, just before it was sunk by German battleship Bismarck. Photo courtesy HMS Hood Association.

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