Flagship Hood: The Fate of Britain's Mightiest Warship

Author: Alan Coles, Ted Briggs
Publisher: Hale
Language: English
Pages: 269
Series: Royal Navy
ISBN: 9780709035428
Genre: 20th Century, Battlecruisers, Biography, Combat, Hms Hood, Royal Navy, Ships & Shipbuilding, Ww2
Format: Softcover

Of the 1400 men on board HMS Hood on 24 May 1941, only 3 survived a German shell which blew Hood''s reput ation forever. The prestige ship of the Navy was overrated, her construction was flawed and out of date as soon as she was launched.