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ITN'S Rob White was on board the search vessel Northern Horizon - reporting exclusively for the web.

Follow the progress of the expedition right here with Rob's diary updates.


Finally - a service of remembrance

Ted Briggs, the last remaining survivor of Hood's sinking joins the team in the Atlantic. A wreath is laid on the wreck and later a service of remembrance is held.


More big discoveries

The team have been continuing their underwater exploration of Hood. Rob White explains a few significant finds.


David Mearns in webchat
Expedition leader David Mearns, of Bluewater Recoveries, was chatting live on the web shortly after the discovery of the Hood. The full transcript is now available.


Hood Photo Appeal
To commemorate the 60th anniversary of her sinking, the Hood Association has launched the Hood Photo Appeal. This project hopes to gather photos and information about the men who were lost.
Full Listing
26/07/01 -
Finally - a service of remembrance


25/07/01
The Hood Photo Appeal

25/07/01 -
More big discoveries


23/07/01 -
She's found!


22/07/01 -
Keeping in position


21/07/01 -
Tracking the ocean floor


20/07/01 -
Sonar finds "promising target"


19/07/01 -
Combing the search box


18/07/01 -
Transfers and goodbyes


17/07/01 -
Meet the search team


16/07/01 -
Meet the survey team


15/07/01 -
Meet the experts


14/07/01 -
Meet the film crew


13/07/01 -
Farewell to the Bismarck


12/07/01 -
A service of remembrance


11/07/01 -
More filming from the deep


10/07/01 -
The Bismarck plaque is laid


09/07/01 -
The Bismarck is found!


07/07/01 -
Staying on track


06/07/01 -
The sonar is finally launched


05/07/01 -
More frustration for the team


04/07/01 -
Rough weather halts progress


03/07/01 -
Expedition to film the Bismarck


03/07/01 -
Holding a steady course


02/07/01 -
Northern Horizon leaves Cork


28/06/01 -
David Mearns in Webchat


27/06/01 -
ITN's Rob White reports from the ship