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On This Day - February 18

1871Barrow ShipbuildingOn the 18th February 1871, the Barrow Shipbuilding Company was registered as a company and began trading.
1943Sahib (P212)HMS Sahib sinks the Italian sailing vessel Francesco Padre with gunfire off Cape Orlando.
1943Thunderbolt (N25)HMS Thunderbolt damages the Italian auxiliary patrol vessel F 95/San Giorgio with gunfire north-west of Pola.
1943Sea Rover (P218)Launched
1944Trespasser (P312)HMS Trespasser torpedoes and damages the Japanese auxiliary gunboat Eifuku Maru off Burma.
1945Thorough (P324)HMS Thorough sinks five Japanese sailing vessels with gunfire of the west coast of Siam.
1945Spur (P265)Completed
1946Alaric (P441)Launched

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