John Scott, RNVR

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13 Mar 1940 T/Lt.
??? T/A/Lt.Cdr.


11 Jun 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
22 May 1945 Bar to DSC

Warship Commands listed for John Scott, RNVR

HMS Bandolero (FY 188)T/Lt.ASW Trawler2 Apr 1940May 1940
HMS Kos XIXT/Lt.ASW Whalerlate 1941mid 1942
HMS Nyasaland (K 587)T/A/Lt.Cdr.Frigate7 Jan 1944late 1945

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ASW Whaler HMS Kos XIX ()

20 May 1942
HMS Cocker (T/Lt. J. Scott, RNVR) picks up 43 survivors from the British tanker Eocene that was torpedoed and sunk earlier that day by the German U-boat U-431 about 13 miles northeast of Bardia in position 31°56’N, 25°14’E.

Frigate HMS Nyasaland (K 587)

17 Dec 1944 (position 51.16, -8.05)
German U-boat U-772 was sunk in the North Atlantic south of Cork, in position 51°16'N, 08°05'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Nyasaland (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J. Scott, DSC, RNVR).

2 Mar 1945
HMS Nyasaland (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J. Scott, DSC, RNVR) picks up 42 survivors from the British merchant King Edgar that is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-1302 in the St. George?s Channel in position 52°05'N, 05°42'W.

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