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On This Day - March 19

1881878 - 1919: MercuryLaid down at Pembroke Dockyard
191H29Laid Down
193X2 (P711)Launched
193Triumph (N18)Laid Down
194Truant (N68)HMS Truant attacks the small Italian tanker Labor off Buerat, Libya. All torpedoes missed.
194Upholder (N99)HMS Upholder sinks the Italian auxiliary minesweeper B.14/Maria with gunfire, about 20 nautical miles south of Brindisi, Italy.
194Tireless (P327)Launched
194Token (P328)Launched
194Unswerving (P63)HMS Unswerving fires four torpedoes against the German merchant Gertrud off Cape Maleas, Greece. All torpedoes missed.
194Venturer (P68)Torpedoed and sank the German merchant Sirius off Namsos, Norway.
194Selene (P254)HMS Selene damages a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire north-east of Sumatra, Netherlands East Indies.
194Thrasher (N37)HMS Thrasher sinks three Japanese sailing vessels with gunfire of the west coast of Siam.

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