Thomas Bodley Scott
Life & Career
The son of physician and surgeon Thomas Bodley Scott.
Scott was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1901.
Scott was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1909.
Scott was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1914. In the War, he served as navigating officer in Venerable until 4 January, 1915 and was then appointed to provide the same services in Agincourt until 29 April, 1918. Following a brief court in Sperry gyroscopes, Scott was appointed in command of the third class protected cruiser Diamond on 3 May, 1918.
Scott was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 14 February, 1924 and promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) on 5 May, 1924.
Scott was found shot dead in his office at the Dover Harbour Board. An inquest returned the verdict of suicide while temporarily insane due to a chronic diabetic condition.
Caspar B. Ballard
|Captain of H.M.S. Diamond
3 May, 1918 – 17 Jun, 1919
Cecil Frederick Dampier
|King's Harbour Master, Dover
1 Oct, 1921 – 21 Oct, 1923
- The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 776.
- The Navy List. (June, 1919). p. 776.