George Arthur Scott DSC, RN
|Born||5 Sep 1888|
Retired: 9 Jul 1941
Warship Commands listed for George Arthur Scott, RN
|HMS Belfast (35)||Capt.||Light cruiser||24 Apr 1939||4 Jan 1940|
|HMS Tyne (F 24)||Capt.||Destroyer Depot Ship||26 Aug 1940||25 Jul 1941|
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Light cruiser HMS Belfast (35)
9 Oct 1939 (position 63.00, -10.00)
The German passenger ship Cap Norte (13615 GRT) is captured in the North Atlantic by the British light cruiser HMS Belfast (Capt. G.A. Scott, DSC, RN) in approximate position 63°00'N, 10°00'W.
21 Nov 1939 (position 56.05, -2.32)
HMS Belfast (Capt. G.A. Scott, DSC, RN) hit a magnetic mine in the Firth of Forth in approximate position 56°05'N, 02°32'W. This mine was laid on 4 November 1939 by German U-boat U-21. The explosion broke the ships back and caused extensive damage. HMS Belfast was decommissioned at Rosyth on 4 January 1940 for temporary repairs. Mid 1940 she shifted to the Devonport Dockyard at Plymouth to be repaired.
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