Gaunt and Salway Family Tree

Our Ship Connections

 

HMS Hood

 

The Hood was a ship that is still remembered today. She was a fast, beautiful ship, but her armour was thin.  She was a battle cruiser weighing 48,360 tons, when fully equipped.
She was sunk on the 24th May 1941, by the Bismarck at the Denmark Strait, 1,400+ brave men lost their lives that day, with only 3 survivors.
For more information on the ship and crew visit the HMS Hood Association site.

HMS Queen Mary

 

The Queen Mary was was a Battle Cruiser, weighing 27,250 tons,  she was launched in 1912, but was sunk at 16:25 on the 31st May  1916, after receiving direct hits from 2 Germans ships, Seydlitz and Derfflingerat at the Battle of Jutland. 1,266 men lost their lives.

 

HMS Black Prince

The Black Prince was a Duke of Edinburgh class Armored Cruiser which was built at Thames Iron Works. she was completed March 1906, and was sunk on 1st June 1916 at the battle of Jutland.