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  • Sunday, August 26th 2018 - 02:11 UTC

    Centennial of the launching of “The Mighty Hood”

    Battle-cruiser HMS Hood was launched at John Brown's shipyard in Clydebank on 22 August 1918.

    A ceremony has been held in Clydebank to mark the centenary of the launch of one of Britain's largest warships. The battle-cruiser HMS Hood was launched at John Brown's shipyard in Clydebank on 22 August 1918. Until the commissioning of the new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, there had never been a bigger British warship than “The Mighty Hood”.