Albert Charles Scott

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Vice-Admiral Albert Charles Scott, C.B.E, R.N., Retired (18 January, 1872 – 16 March, 1969) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Scott was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1911.[1]

He was appointed in command of the scout cruiser Blonde on 5 July, 1913.[2] When the war started, the Blonde was attached to the Fourth Battle Squadron.[3]

Scott commanded the light cruiser Dublin at the Battle of Jutland, screening the Battle Cruiser Force as part of the Second Light Cruiser Squadron.

Retirement

Scott was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 2 May, 1922, vice Greatorex. He was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 3 May.[4] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 2 July, 1927.[5]

Papers

See Also

Service Record

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Samuel M. Agnew
Captain of H.M.S. Martin
4 Sep, 1902[6] – 6 Nov, 1903
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
William F. Blunt
Captain of H.M.S. Blonde
5 Jul, 1913[7] – 19 Mar, 1916
Succeeded by
John M. Casement
Preceded by
John D. Kelly
Captain of H.M.S. Dublin
20 Mar, 1916[8] – Apr, 1918
Succeeded by
Reginald A. R. Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax

 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 28567. p. 3. 1 January, 1911.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392l.
  3. Naval Operations. Volume I. p. 439.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 32695. p. 3626. 9 May, 1922.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 33294. p. 4565. 15 July, 1927.
  6. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 279.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392l.
  8. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393f.