Allied Warships

USS Neal A. Scott (DE 769)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 769 
Built byTampa Shipbuilding Co. Inc. (Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Nov 1942 
Laid down1 Jun 1943 
Launched4 Jun 1944 
Commissioned31 Jul 1944 
End service30 Apr 1946 
History

Decommissioned 30 April 1946.
Stricken 1 June 1968.
Sold in July 1969 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Neal A. Scott (DE 769)

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CommanderFromTo
1Philip Dana Holden, USNR31 Jul 194428 Apr 1945
2Stuart Arthur Spaulding, USNR28 Apr 194527 Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Neal A. Scott include:


22 Apr 1945
German U-boat U-518 was sunk in the North Atlantic north-west of the Azores, in position 43°26'N, 38°23'W, by depth charges from the US destroyer escorts USS Carter and USS Neil A. Scott.

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