George Scott Stewart, RAN

Born  28 Dec 1902Colac, Victoria, Australia


31 Dec 1915 Cadet
1 Jan 1920 Mid.
1 May 1922 A/S.Lt.
1 Dec 1922 S.Lt.
15 Sep 1924 Lt.
15 Sep 1932 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1938 Cdr.

Retired: 1 Jan 1947


Warship Commands listed for George Scott Stewart, RAN

HMAS Nestor (G 02)Cdr.Destroyer3 Feb 194114 May 1941
HMS Porcupine (G 93)Cdr.Destroyer5 Jun 194219 Jan 1943
HMAS Quiberon (G 81)Cdr.Destroyer21 Jan 194329 May 1944
HMAS Napier (G 97)Cdr.Destroyer21 Sep 194526 Oct 1945

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer HMAS Quiberon (G 81)

30 Jun 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMAS Quiberon (Cdr. G.S. Stewart, RAN) is docked at the Durban Dockyard. (1)

2 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMAS Quiberon (Cdr. G.S. Stewart, RAN) is undocked. (2)

6 Jul 1943
The Canadian merchant Jasper Park is torpedoed and sunk south-south-west of Cap Sainte Marie, Madagascar in position 32°52'S, 42°15'E by German U-boat U-177. Later the Australian destroyers HMAS Quiberon (Cdr. G.S. Stewart, RAN) and HMAS Quickmatch (Lt.Cdr. R. Rhoades, DSC, RAN) together pick up 51 survivors.


  1. ADM 53/118465
  2. ADM 53/118466

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