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On This Day - February 21

1779Capt James CookThe remains of Captain James Cook (1728-1779) buried at sea.
1902No 2Launched
1941Regent (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.
1942Unruffled (P46)HMS Unruffled torpedoes and sinks the German merchant Baalbeck about 18 nautical miles east-south-east of Cape Bon, Tunisia.
1943Scythian (P237)Laid Down
1943O24 (Dutch)Sank the Japanese coaster Bandai Maru with gunfire west of Phuket Island.
1944Tally-Ho (P317)HMS Tally-Ho torpedoes and sinks the Japanese army cargo ship Daigen Maru No.6 in the Strait of Malacca.
1945Subtle (P251)HMS Subtle sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
2003Ursula (S42)HMCS Corner Brook (Ex HMS Ursula) delivered
2017Trenchant (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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