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On This Day - February 7

190C23Laid Down
1921927 - 1957: Alaunia (F17)Launched
194XE22XE22 was lost 7 February 1944 in a collision in Pentland Forth.
194X22X22 was involved in towing exercises with HMS Syrtis when heavy seas and gale force winds washed Syrtisís Officer of the Watch overboard. The towing submarine immediately turned to rescue the officer and in doing so collided with X22. The small X-craft sank almost immediately.
194Taku (N38)HMS Taku torpedoes and sinks the German merchant Rheinhausen about 20 nautical miles north of Stavanger, Norway.
194Subtle (P251)HMS Subtle sinks a Japanese coaster east of the Nicobar Islands
194Aurochs (P426)Completed
198Torbay (S90)Completed
198Trenchant (S91)Left Barrow

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