HMS Scout (H 51)
Destroyer of the Admiralty S class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||John Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland)|
|Laid down||25 Oct 1917|
|Launched||27 Apr 1918|
|Commissioned||15 Jun 1918|
Scrapped on 2 March 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Scout (H 51)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Hugh Crofton Simms, RN||15 Sep 1938||20 Jan 1940|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Cecil Hamilton Holmes, RN||20 Jan 1940||12 Nov 1940|
|3||Lt.Cdr. (retired) Duncan Hamish Harper, RN||12 Nov 1940||Feb 1941|
|4||Lt.Cdr. (retired) Hedworth Lambton, RN||Feb 1941||23 Dec 1942|
|5||Lt. Robert Graham Woodward, RN||23 Dec 1942||Dec 1943|
|6||T/Lt. John Cyril Asquin Hammond, RNR||Dec 1943||Jun 1944|
|7||Lt. Peter Vernon James, RNR||Jun 1944||Nov 1944|
|8||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Arthur Charles Cooper, RNVR||Nov 1944||early 1945|
|9||Lt. Peter Vernon James, RNR||early 1945||early 1945|
|10||T/Lt. Charles Patrick Kane-White, RANVR||early 1945||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Scout include:
- ADM 173/15892
- ADM 173/16396
- ADM 173/16397
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.