Walter Scott DSC, RN

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1 May 1933 S.Lt.
1 Dec 1934 Lt.
1 Dec 1942 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1947 Cdr.

Retired: 26 Sep 1962


5 Aug 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
29 Sep 1942 DSC
1 Jan 1943 Bar to DSC
2 Jun 1962 OBE

Warship Commands listed for Walter Scott, RN

HMS Hero (H 99)Lt.Destroyer31 Mar 1942mid 1943
HMS Zambesi (R 66)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer27 Mar 194410 Mar 1945

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Destroyer HMS Hero (H 99)

17 Aug 1942
The Canadian troop transport Princess Marguerite is torpedoed and sunk northwest of Port Said in position 32°03'N, 32°47'E by German U-boat U-83. The British destroyers HMS Hero (Lt. W. Scott, RN) and HMS Kelvin (Cdr. M.S. Townsend, OBE, DSC, RN) together pick up 1074 survivors.

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