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|98k||11 October 1944: Boston, Mass. - USS Neal A. Scott (DE 769) got underway from Pier 4 at the Boston Navy Yard for a transit to the Norfolk
Naval Operating Base. She had been in the Boston Yard for post-shakedown availability since 27 September. Scott is wearing camouflage 32/3D in a reversed application
and carries a SU radome midway up the mast above the bridge and an HF/DF on the stub mast. She has the popular additional 40mm in place of the torpedo tubes. Scott
operated in the Atlantic Fleet for the entire war.
(U.S. Navy photo #80-G-382778 from the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md., courtesy of the late C. Lee Johnson)
(U.S. Navy photo #80-G-382777 from the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md., courtesy of the late C. Lee Johnson)
(U.S. Navy photo #19-LCM-DE769-3 from the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md., courtesy of the late C. Lee Johnson, Ships of the U.S. Navy in WWII “Dazzle” Camouflage)
|39k||16 November 1942: News article from the Statesville Daily Record, Statesville, N.C. reporting Ens. Scott's death.|
|Neal A. Scott History|
|View the USS Neil A. Scott (DE 769) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the official War History of USS Neal A. Scott as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Neal A. Scott's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 31 Jul. 1944 – 28 Apr. 1945||Lcdr. Philip Dana Holden, USNR (Comm. CO) (New York, N.Y.)|
|2.) 28 Apr. 1945 – 27 Nov. 1945||Lt. Stuart Arthur Spaulding, USNR (Buck Hill Falls, Pa.)|
|3.) 27 Nov. 1945 – 09 Feb. 1946||Lt. Roger K. Harper, USNR|
|4.) 09 Feb. 1946 – 30 Apr. 1946||Lt.(jg) John Wesley Ingram, USNR (Decomm. CO)|
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