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On This Day - February 21

177Capt James CookThe remains of Captain James Cook (1728-1779) buried at sea.
190No 2Launched
194Regent (N41)HMS Regent torpedoes and damages the German merchant Menes about 55 nautical miles north-north-west of Tripoli, Libya. Following this attack Regent is damaged by depth-charges from the Italian destroyer Saetta.
194Unruffled (P46)HMS Unruffled torpedoes and sinks the German merchant Baalbeck about 18 nautical miles east-south-east of Cape Bon, Tunisia.
194Scythian (P237)Laid Down
194Tally-Ho (P317)HMS Tally-Ho torpedoes and sinks the Japanese army cargo ship Daigen Maru No.6 in the Strait of Malacca.
194Subtle (P251)HMS Subtle sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
200Ursula (S42)HMCS Corner Brook (Ex HMS Ursula) delivered
201Trenchant (S91)HMS Trenchant re-joined the operational fleet. The Plymouth-based boat was alongside in Devonport Naval Base while her engineers were busy finishing the final stages of a maintenance period.

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