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On This Day - January 4

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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