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  Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood Bt (December 12, 1724 – January 27, 1816) was a British admiral.
The son of Samuel Hood, vicar of Butleigh in Somerset, and prebendary of Wells, Samuel the younger entered the navy on May 6, 1741.
Hood joined Admiral Thomas Graves in the unsuccessful effort to relieve the army at Yorktown, when the British fleet was driven off by De Grasse at the Battle of the Chesapeake.
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 Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Admiral Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport (1726-12-02 – 1814-05-02) was an officer of the Royal Navy during the French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleonic Wars, and the brother of Admiral Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood.
For the remainder of the war, from 1761 to 1763 Hood was captain of Africa in the Mediterranean.
In 1797, after the Spithead mutiny had been suppressed, Hood took the fleet to sea and from 1798 he personally directed the blockade of Brest until he was relieved by John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent in 1800.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood
Several members of the Hood family have served as admirals in the Royal Navy: Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood (1724–1816) Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport (1726–1814) Sir Samuel Hood (1762–1814) Arthur Hood, 1st Baron Hood (1824–1901) Horace Lambert Alexander Hood (1870–1916) This is a disambiguation...
Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood (December 12, 1724 – January 27, 1816) was a British admiral.
Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood (December 12, 1724 – January 27, 1816) was a British admiral.
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 Mach 1 Hood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Hood was the younger son of Sir Alexander Hood of St Andries, Somerset, 2nd baronet.
His grandfather, Captain Alexander Hood, was killed in action during the French Revolutionary Wars; he fell whilst in command of HMS ''Mars'', in action with the French 74-gun ship ''Hercule'' on April 21, 1798.
As gunnery lieutenant Hood continued in the ''President'' till 1849; and in the following year was appointed to the frigate ''Arethusa'', then commissioned for the Mediterranean by Captain William Symonds, afterwards the well-known Admiral of the Fleet.
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 HMS Hood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
She was named after Admiral Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood of Whitley.
The second Hood was a modified Royal Sovereign class battleship built at Chatham, England, launched in 1891 and sunk as a blockship in 1914.
The last Hood was a battlecruiser launched in 1918, and famously sunk in 1941 by the Bismarck in one of the worst naval disasters of World War II, only three crew members out of 1400 surviving.
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 The Seafaring Hoods of Netherbury, Dorset
Samuel and Alexander are often mistaken for their equally famous cousins and contemporaries, Sir Samuel Hood, (1st Viscount Whitby) and his brother Alexander, (1st Viscount Bridport) who were the sons of the Rev Samuel Hood.
As described in the inscription in Netherbury church, Samuel Hood was present at The Battle of the Nile on the 1st of August 1798, where under Vice Admiral.
Samuel Hood was mentioned in despatches again in 1807 in a letter from Admiral Gambier to the Hon.
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 H.M.S. Hood Association—Battle Cruiser Hood: History of the Great Naval Hoods   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The battle cruiser Hood and her predecessors were named in honour of the Hood family that spawned several great naval leaders in the mid 1700's to early 1800's.
There were of course other naval Hoods that followed, most notably Admiral Sir Arthur William Acland Hood (1st Lord of the Admiralty, 1885-89) and Adm Sir Horace Hood who died aboard battle cruiser Invincible at Jutland.
She was in fact, named for the greatest of the naval Hoods, 1st Viscount Hood of Whitley (Lord Samuel Hood).
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 Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The son of Samuel Hood vicar of in Somerset and prebendary of Wells Samuel the younger entered the navy on May 6 1741.
Their correspondence that they were not on friendly terms; Hood always did his duty and he so able that no question of removing from the station ever arose.
Hood now to the occupation of Corsica which he had been invited to in the name of the king of by Paoli.
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 Samuel Hood
Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood, British admiral, was the son of Samuel Hood, vicar of Butleigh in Somerset, and prebendary of Wells.
Hood now turned to the occupation of Corsica, which he had been invited to take in the name of the king of England by Pasquale Paoli.
The plan which he laid to attack it in the Golfe Jouan in June may possibly have served to some extent as an inspiration, if not as a model, to Lord Nelson for the battle of the Nile, but the wind was unfavorable, and the attack could not be carried out.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: HMS Hood
The second Hood, launched in 1891, was a modified Royal Sovereign-class battleship built at Chatham, England, launched in 1891 and sunk as a blockship in 1914.
HMS Hood - NavalStudies.com by Dr. Bruce Taylor who is a leading historian of the Royal Navy in the 20th century.
The wreck of Hood was discovered in 3,000 metres of water in July 2001 by an expedition funded by UK-based Channel Four Television and ITN, and led by shipwreck hunter David Mearns.
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 Samuel Hood 1st Viscount Hood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Samuel Hood, later Viscount Hood of Whitley (December 12, 1724 - January 27, 1816) was a British admiral.
He joined Rodney in January 1781, and remained in the West Indies or on the coast of North America till the close of the War of American Independence.
The plan which he laid to attack it in the Golfe Jouan in June may possibly have served to some extent as an inspiration, if not as a model, to Nelson for the Battle of the Nile, but the wind was unfavourable, and the attack could not be carried out.
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 Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson (September 29, 1758 - October 21, 1805), British naval officer, won fame as a leading naval commander before his death at the Battle of Trafalgar made him one of Britain's greatest national heroes.
Horatio Nelson was born in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, England to the Reverend Edmund Nelson and Catherine Suckling Nelson.
His action was approved in retrospect, and in May he became commander-in-chief in the Baltic Sea, and was awarded the title of Viscount Nelson of the Nile by the British crown.
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 George Keith Elphinstone, 1st Viscount Keith Work @ IntAdopt.com (International Adoption)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
George Keith Elphinstone, 1st Viscount Keith (7 January 1746 - 10 March 1823) was a British admiral active throughout the Napoleonic Wars.
When war broke out again in 1793 he was appointed to the HMS Robust (74), in which he took part in the occupation of Toulon by Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood.
Viscounts in the Peerage of the United Kingdom
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 HMS Hood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1860 she was renamed to honor Admiral Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood.
HMS Hood (1891) - Modified Royal Sovereign class battleship built at Chatham, England, and sunk as a blockship in 1914.
She was sunk in 1941 by the German battleship Bismarck and heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen in the Battle of the Denmark Strait, only three crew members out of 1418 surviving.
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 Hood Samuel Hood 1st Viscount: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Hood's mind obviously...Jeb Stuart, Samuel Cooper, A. P...colonel of the 1st.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor--1772-1834, Coleridge, Samuel Taylor--1772-1834--Correspondence, Poets, English--19th Century--Correspondence
He learned the conduct of the minor operations of war, such as ____________________ 1 The 1st Mounted Rifles was raised from men brought from England and enlisted in Cape Colony.
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 Hood, Thomas articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Hood, Thomas HOOD, THOMAS [Hood, Thomas] 1799-1845, English poet.
The greater proportion of his work was written in a humorous vein, and he was celebrated for his use of figurative language, especially puns.
Hood, John Bell HOOD, JOHN BELL [Hood, John Bell] 1831-79, Confederate general in the American Civil War, b.
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 Viscount Hood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Its recipient Samuel Hood had previously created Baron Hood in the Peerage of Ireland.
The Viscount thus in addition to the Viscountcy two Baronies Hood one inherited from each member of couple.
All the possible adjectives for describe the craft of this giant keyboard player are unable to define the glorious notes he produced in every piece he played.Not only the perfection technique was obvious when you listen him, Kapell was a poet.
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 Hood | TutorGig.co.uk Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Table Suffixes Disambiguation hood may also be short for neighbourhood hood is a suffix that means a state...
The hood American English US or bonnet British English UK is the hinged cover over the engine of motor vehicle s.
Jimmy Hood born 16 May 1948, Lesmahagow is a politician in the United Kingdom.
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 Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mount hood is a dormant stratovolcano in northern oregon, in the pacific northwest region of the united states....
Captain alexander hood (april 23, 1758 - april 2, 1798) was an officer of the royal navy, one of several members of the hood family to serve...
(1st baron dorchester (1724-1808) was a british soldier who served as governor of the province of quebec....
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 Fiberglass Hood in TutorGig Encyclopedia
Hood Canal, despite its name, is a fjord off Puget Sound in the U.S. state of Washington, with an average..., Washington Quilcene.
The hood is the name in anatomy for the flap of skin behind the head anatomy head of cobra snake cobra...
Dr John Hood is the Vice Chancellor of the University of Oxford as of 5th October 2004.
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 thePeerage.com - nil and others
She married Admiral Sir Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport of Cricket St. Thomas, son of Reverend Samuel Hood and Mary Hoskins, on 21 August 1758.
Admiral Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood of Whitley
     Henry Hood is the son of Admiral Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood of Whitley.
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 Cascade Range Story @ KarrNet.com (Karr Net)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Helens with its pre-1980 graceful appearance, was regaled as a beautiful maiden for whom Hood and Adams feuded.
Mount Baker was named for Vancouver's third lieutenant, the graceful for a famous diplomat, Mount Hood was named in honor of Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood (an admiral of the Royal Navy) and the tallest Cascade, Mount Rainier, is the namesake of Admiral Peter Rainier.
The Barlow Trail was the first established land path for U.S. settlers through the Cascade Range in 1845, and formed the final overland link for the Oregon Trail (previously, settlers had to raft down the treacherous rapids of the Columbia River).
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 Firebird Hood in TutorGig Encyclopedia
Several members of the Hood family have served as admiral s in the Royal Navy Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood 1724&ndash 1816 Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport 1726&ndash 1814 Sir Samuel Hood admiral..
Three ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Hood after members of the Hood family, which produced several notable Navy officers The first HMS Hood 1859 Hood, launched in 1859 as Edgar, was a second..
An extractor hood, also known as a kitchen hood, stove hood, or exhaust hood, is a device containing...
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 Hood Admiral Samuel 1st Viscount - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Montgomery, Bernard Law, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (1887-1976), British general of World War II.
Allenby, Edmund Henry Hynman, 1st Viscount Allenby (1861-1936), British soldier, born in Felixstowe, England, and educated at Haileybury College...
Allenby, Edmund Henry Hynman, 1st Viscount Allenby: General
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 Horatio nelson 1st viscount nelson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Allhays - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Sir Francis Cook's mother, Lady Cook (1873-1943), was a daughter of Lord Bridport, (2nd Viscount Bridport of Cricket St. Thomas).
Mary Nelson Hood, she was a direct descendent both of Admiral Sir Samuel Hood,1st Viscount Hood Of Whitley, and of the Rev. William Nelson, (later 1st Earl Nelson of Trafalgar), brother of Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Baron Nelson of the Nile.
Admiral Sir Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood of Whitley (1724-1816) = Susannah Linzee
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