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On 15 August 1918, less than a year after its launch, HMS Scott was sunk off the Dutch coast. Although the exact cause for its demise remains unclear, the German submarine UC-17 which was patrolling in the area is usually credited for sinking the Scott.

Two German UC II type submarines, source: Wikipedia Commons.

Description

Type
Name: HMS Scott
Navy: Royal Navy
Class: Admiralty type destroyer
Launched: October 1917
Length: 101.35 m
Beam: 9.68 m
Draught: 3.81 m
Displacement: 1,830 tons
Armament: five 120 mmMk I guns, six 533 mm torpedo tubes

HMS Scott in 1917 or 1918, source: Wikipedia Commons.

Status

The wreck of HMS Scott lies upright on the sea floor, and has remained in relatively good condition.

Sunken Treasures

Quarantine

World War II

Dutch Presence in Cuban Waters

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