Thomas Claud Hampton, RN

Born  20 Jan 1903
Died  22 May 1941(38)HMS Carlisle (D 67)


15 Jun 1925 Lt.
15 Jun 1933 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1936 Cdr.
31 Dec 1940 Capt.


11 Nov 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID) (posthumous)

Warship Commands listed for Thomas Claud Hampton, RN

HMS Carlisle (D 67)Capt.Light cruiser7 Feb 194122 May 1941 (+)

Career information

He was known as Claud.

Events related to this officer

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)


  1. ADM 199/414

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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