William David Stewart Scott, RN

Born  5 Apr 1921
Died  20 Jan 2006(84)


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Ranks

1 Sep 1938 Cadet
1 Sep 1939 Mid.
16 Feb 1942 Lt.
16 Feb 1950 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1956 Cdr.
30 Jun 1962 Capt.
7 Jul 1971 Rear-Admiral

Retired: 16 Jun 1980


Decorations

15 Jun 1974 CB
11 Jun 1977 KBE

Warship Commands listed for William David Stewart Scott, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Umbra (P 35)Lt.Submarine15 Aug 194425 Sep 1944
HMS Umbra (P 35)Lt.Submarine28 Dec 194421 Mar 1945
HMS Vulpine (P 79)Lt.Submarine25 Mar 194514 May 1945
HMS Vulpine (P 79)Lt.Submarine7 Jun 194517 Jun 1945
HMS Satyr (P 214)Lt.Submarine16 Jun 194514 Dec 1945

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Submarine HMS Umbra (P 35)


20 Sep 1944
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) finally left her berth for trials and exercises off Portsmouth. (1)

22 Sep 1944
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (1)

9 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

10 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

12 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

15 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

16 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

18 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

19 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

22 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

25 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

30 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

1 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (3)

2 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (3)

5 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (3)

6 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (3)

8 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (3)

9 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (3)

12 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (3)

13 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (3)

20 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (3)

22 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (3)

23 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (3)

27 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (3)

1 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (4)

6 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (4)

7 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (4)

8 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (4)

9 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (4)

12 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (4)

13 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (4)

15 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (4)

20 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (4)


Submarine HMS Vulpine (P 79)


25 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (T/Lt. P.S. Thirsk, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (T/A/Lt.Cdr. F.J.G. Rice, RNR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (5)

27 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Ambuscade (A/Lt.Cdr. H.G. Chesterman, DSC and Bar, RNR) and HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN). (5)

28 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Valena (T/Lt. K.J. Gordon, RNVR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A.G.G. Jenner, RD, RNR). (5)

29 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A.G.G. Jenner, RD, RNR). (5)

2 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A.G.G. Jenner, RD, RNR). (6)

4 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Ambuscade (A/Lt.Cdr. H.G. Chesterman, DSC and Bar, RNR) and HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN). (6)

5 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS ML 472 (T/Lt. V.H. Harris, RNVR) and HMS Bedlington (A/Ch.Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (6)

6 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Fowey (A/Lt.Cdr. G.E. Newey, RNR), HMS St. Helena (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W.G. Pardoe-Matthews, RNR), HMSAS Good Hope (T/Lt.Cdr. R.P. Dryden-Dymond, SANF(V)) and HMS Perim (Lt. A.H. Kent, DSC, RD, RNR). (6)

8 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS ML 472 (T/Lt. V.H. Harris, RNVR) and HMS Bedlington (A/Ch.Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (6)

8 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (T/Lt. J. Smith, RNVR) and HMS Astravel (T/Lt. D.E. Lewis, RNVR). (6)

9 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Ambuscade (A/Lt.Cdr. H.G. Chesterman, DSC and Bar, RNR) and HMS La Cordeliere (T/Lt. F.A. Haworth, RNVR). (6)

10 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (A/Ch.Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (6)

11 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS St. Modwen (T/A/Lt.Cdr. F.J.G. Rice, RNR). (6)

12 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) shifted from Campbeltown to Ardrossan escorted by HMS Kihna (Cdr.(Retd.) T.J.T.C. Jenks, RN). At Ardrossan she was immediately docked. (6)

15 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) is undocked. (6)

16 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) shifted from Ardrossan to Rothesay escorted by HMS Kihna (Cdr.(Retd.) T.J.T.C. Jenks, RN). (6)

17 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises in the Clyde area with HMS ML 115 (T/Lt. V.H. Harris, RNVR) and HMS ML 472 (T/Lt. J.M.W. Hardie, RNVR). (6)

21 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) and HMS Unsparing (Lt. J.M.C. Fenton, DSC, RN) conducted attack exercises in the Clyde area with each other. (6)

25 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Campbeltown. (6)

27 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Tuscarora (T/Lt. J. Smith, RNVR). (6)

29 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Hotspur (Lt.Cdr. D.R. Mallinson, RN) and HMS Havelock (Cdr. R.A. Currie, DSC, RN). (6)

30 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS ML 115 (T/Lt. V.H. Harris, RNVR) and HMS HDML 1029 (T/Lt. N.A.W. Herboldt, RNVR). (6)

3 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Ambuscade (A/Lt.Cdr. H.G. Chesterman, DSC and Bar, RNR) and HMS Carnation (T/Lt. W.R. Fowler, RNVR). (7)

3 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Ambuscade (A/Lt.Cdr. H.G. Chesterman, DSC and Bar, RNR) and HMS Carnation (T/Lt. W.R. Fowler, RNVR). (7)

5 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Astravel (T/Lt. D.E. Lewis, RNVR) and aircraft. (7)

7 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS ML 115 (T/Lt. V.H. Harris, RNVR) and HMS HDML 1029 (T/Lt. N.A.W. Herboldt, RNVR). (7)

11 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Astravel (T/Lt. D.E. Lewis, RNVR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A.G.G. Jenner, RD, RNR). (7)

14 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Ambuscade (A/Lt.Cdr. H.G. Chesterman, DSC and Bar, RNR) and HMS Borage (T/Lt. E.A. Hitchcock, RNR). (7)


Submarine HMS Satyr (P 214)


2 Aug 1945
HMS Satyr (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) is docked at Holy Loch. (8)

6 Aug 1945
HMS Satyr (Lt. W.D.S. Scott, RN) is undocked.

HMS Satyr then resumed her role as training and target submarine. She remained in the Clyde area until mid-January 1946. (8)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19184
  2. ADM 173/20101
  3. ADM 173/20102
  4. ADM 173/20103
  5. ADM 173/20362
  6. ADM 173/20363
  7. ADM 173/20364
  8. ADM 173/19554

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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