Arthur Avison Scott

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Arthur Avison Scott ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Scott was appointed in command of the destroyer Lively on 18 August, 1910.[1]

On 15 March, 1914, he was appointed in command of the destroyer Lawford,[2] and was her captain during the Battle of Dover Strait on the night of 26-27 October, 1916.[3]

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Sterling on 8 January, 1920.[4]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward Smyth-Osbourne
Captain of H.M. T.B. 101
1 Nov, 1906[5] – early 1907
Succeeded by
Alfred G. Peace
Preceded by
Charles G. Robinson
Captain of H.M.S. Lively
18 Aug, 1910[6]
Succeeded by
Harold T. Baillie-Grohman
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Lawford
15 Mar, 1914[7] – early 1917[Inference]
Succeeded by
Charles M. Blackman
Preceded by
Clement R. Dane
Captain of H.M.S. Sterling
8 Jan, 1920[8]
Succeeded by
Brian C. Gourley

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 340.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 346.
  3. Naval Operations. Vol. IV. p. 60.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 867.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1907). p. 400.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 340.
  7. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 395u.
  8. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 867.