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On This Day - September 20

1917K17Completed
1941P222Launched
1941Thule (P325)Laid Down
1941Tudor (P326)Laid Down
1942Unruffled (P46)HMS Unruffled torpedoes and sinks the Vichy-French merchant Liberia about 7 nautical miles north-east of Mahdia, Tunisia.
1942P614HMS P-614 attacks the German submarine U-408 with torpedoes in the Arctic Ocean. All torpedoes miss. The crew thought they had sunk the target and the skipper (Lt. Beckley) even received a DSO for the sinking.
1942Traveller (N48)HMS Traveller ended her 3rd war patrol at Beirut
1943Sirdar (P226)Completed
1944Sceptre (P215)HMS Sceptre torpedoes and sinks the Norwegian merchant Vela and the German minesweeper M 132 about 11 nautical miles west-south-west of Norway.
1945L26HMS L-26 scuttled Halifax approaches
1945Achates (P433)Launched

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