Albert Charles Scott

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Vice-Admiral Albert Charles Scott, C.B.E, R.N., Retired (18 January, 1872 – 16 March, 1969) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Scott was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1911.[1]

He was appointed in command of the scout cruiser Blonde on 5 July, 1913.[2] When the war started, the Blonde was attached to the Fourth Battle Squadron.[3]


Scott was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 2 May, 1922, vice Greatorex. He was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 3 May.[4] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 2 July, 1927.[5]


Service Record

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William F. Blunt
Captain of H.M.S. Blonde
5 Jul, 1913[6]
Succeeded by
John M. Casement
Preceded by
John D. Kelly
Captain of H.M.S. Dublin
20 Mar, 1916[7]
Succeeded by
Reginald A. R. Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax



  1. The London Gazette: no. 28567. p. 3. 1 January, 1911.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392l.
  3. Naval Operations. Volume I. p. 439.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 32695. p. 3626. 9 May, 1922.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 33294. p. 4565. 15 July, 1927.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392l.
  7. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393f.