Barry Hammett

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Barry Keith Hammett, CB, QHC[1] (born 9 October 1947) is a Church of England priest and former Royal Navy chaplain. He was Chaplain of the Fleet, Director General of the Naval Chaplaincy Service and Archdeacon for the Royal Navy from 2002 to 2006.[2][3]

He was born on 9 October 1947 and educated at Eltham College; Magdalen College, Oxford; and St Stephen's House, Oxford. He was ordained deacon in 1974, and priest in 1975; He served as a naval chaplain from 1977 to 2006. He was also an Honorary Chaplain to the Queen from 1999 to 2006.


  1. ^ The Gazette
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 2008/2009 (100th edition), Church House Publishing (ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0)
  3. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8