James Campbell Clouston, RN

Born  31 Aug 1900
Died  3 Jun 1940(39)Off Dunkirk

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15 May 1921 S.Lt.
15 Jun 1922 Lt.
15 Jun 1930 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1934 Cdr.


11 Jul 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID) (posthumous)

Warship Commands listed for James Campbell Clouston, RN

HMS Isis (D 87)Cdr.Destroyer29 May 19373 Jun 1940 (+)

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Destroyer HMS Isis (D 87)

29 Sep 1939 (position 0.00, 0.00)

Convoy OA 12G.

This convoy departed Southend on 29 September 1939.

It was made up of the following merchant vessels; Barbara Marie (British, 4223 GRT, built 1928), Baron Cochrane (British, 3385 GRT, built 1927), Beaconstreet (British, 7467 GRT, built 1927), British Ambassador (British (tanker), 6940 GRT, built 1924), British Architect (British (tanker), 7388 GRT, built 1922), British Colony (British (tanker), 6917 GRT, built 1927), British Courage (British (tanker), 6952 GRT, built 1928), British Intigrity (British (tanker), 8412 GRT, built 1927), Castilian (British, 3067 GRT, built 1919), Fair Head (British, 1719 GRT, built 1906), Glenshiel (British, 9415 GRT, built 1924), Gretafield (British (tanker), 10191 GRT, built 1928), Gullpool (British, 4868 GRT, built 1928), Inverlane (British (tanker), 9141 GRT, built 1938), King Alfred (British, 5272 GRT, built 1919), Menin Ridge (British, 2474 GRT, built 1924), P.L.M. 26 (French, 5391 GRT, built 1922), Pozarica (British, 1893 GRT, built 1938), River Lugar (British, 5423 GRT, built 1937) and Samir (Egyptian, 3702 GRT, built 1909).

The convoy was joined around 1700A/29 off Dungeness by the destroyers HMS Imperial (Lt.Cdr. C.A.de W. Kitcat, RN) and HMS Isis (Cdr. J.C. Clouston, RN).

The convoy was joined around 0800A/1 by the light cruiser HMS Ceres (Capt. E.G. Abbott, AM, RN).

The convoy merged with convoy OB 12G coming from Liverpool in the afternoon of 2 October 1939.

9 Nov 1939
The German merchant Leander (989 GRT) is captured off Cape Finisterre, north-west Spain by the British destroyer HMS Isis (Cdr. J.C. Clouston, RN).

28 Dec 1939 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Isis (Cdr. J.C. Clouston, RN) picks up 16 survivors from the armed trawler HMS Barbara Robertson that was shelled and sunk by the German U-boat U-30 about 35 miles northwest of Butt of Lewis.

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