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On This Day - January 04

1915C31C31 sailed from Dover to patrol off Zeebrugge. The submarine was due to arrive at Harwich on 7th January, which she failed to do. No further contact was made and a search conducted by the Destroyers Lercher and Firedrake and the Royal Navy Air Service failed to locate the submarine or any survivors.
1942Thunderbolt (N25)HMS Thunderbolt sinks the Italian auxiliary minesweeper R 195/Nuovo San Pietro with gunfire west off Keffalonia Island, Greece.
1942Upholder (N99)HMS Upholder torpedoed and damaged the Italian steamer Sirio 4 nautical miles north-west of Cefal, Sicily.
1945Rorqual (N74)HMS Rorqual lays 10 mines (minefield ML 023) off Phuket, Siam. These mines were laid from the torpedo tubes.

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