Thomas Claud Hampton, RN
|Born||20 Jan 1903|
|Died||22 May 1941||(38)||HMS Carlisle (D 67)|
Warship Commands listed for Thomas Claud Hampton, RN
|HMS Carlisle (D 67)||Capt.||Light cruiser||7 Feb 1941||22 May 1941 (+)|
He was known as Claud.
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Light cruiser HMS Carlisle (D 67)
25 Mar 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Convoy AG 8
This convoy departed Alexandria on 25 March 1941 for Pireaus where all ships arrived on 27 March 1941.
The convoy was made up of the transports HMS Breconshire (9776 GRT, built 1939) and Cameronia (16297 GRT, built 1920).
Escort was provided by the AA cruiser HMS Carlisle (Capt. T.C. Hampton, RN) and the destroyers HMS Juno (Cdr. St.J.R.J. Tyrwhitt, RN), HMS Jaguar (Lt.Cdr. J.F.W. Hine, RN) and HMS Defender (Lt.Cdr. G.L. Farnfield, RN).
The convoy was routed to pass through the Kythera Channel during the night of 26/27 March 1941. (1)
- ADM 199/414
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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