USS Norman Scott (DD690)
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||26 Apr 1943|
|Launched||28 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||5 Nov 1943|
|End service||30 Apr 1946|
|On 24th July
1944 during the
invasion of Tinian the battle ship USS Colorado BB 45
being attacked by shore batterie
whilst drawing fire from the Japeanese shore batteries.
Commanding Officer Seymour Owens,and 22 others were killed in action, with an additional 57 wounded.
Decommissioned 30 April 1946.