Other schools are the school of naval medicine at Bordeaux with annexes at Toulon, Brest and Rochefort; schools of torpedoes and mines and of gunnery at Toulon, &c., &c. The coles dhydro graphic established at various ports are for theoretical training for the higher grades of the merchant service.
The squadron was weak in guns and gunnery.
This was essentially a gunnery appointment, and on the expiration of three years Hood was made Director of Naval Ordnance.
It gives name to a school of gunnery, where officers are instructed and experiments carried out.
He superintended the gunnery training and prepared a new drill-book for the fleet.