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Named after the 18th-century Admiral Samuel Hood.
1920 Read a thorough description of the specifications in The Engineer 1920/03/26 from page 313.
On 24 May 1941, early in the Battle of the Denmark Strait, Hood was struck by several German shells and exploded. She sunk off Greenland.