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On This Day - April 11

1940Spearfish (N69)HMS Spearfish torpedoes & damages German pocket battleship Lutzow N of Skaw, putting her out of action for about a year
1940Sealion (N72)HMS Sealion torpedoes and sinks the German merchant August Leonhard in the Skaggerak.
1940Triad (N53)HMS Triad torpedoes and sinks the German troop transport Ionia in the Skagerrak south of the Oslofjord, Norway.
1942Torbay (N79)HMS Torbay sinks the Italian sailing vessel Gesu Crocifisso with gunfire north-west of Korfu.
1943Sibyl (P217)HMS Sibyl fires four torpedoes against the Italian merchant Fabriano about 10 nautical miles north-north-west of Punta Raisi, Sicily, Italy. All torpedoes missed their target.
1943Torbay (N79)HMS Torbay claims the sinking of a sailing vessel with gunfire off Corfu, Greece.
1944Untiring (P59)HMS Untiring sinks the German auxiliary minesweeper M 6022/Enseigne south of Cannes, southern France.
1945Statesman (P246)HMS Statesman sinks three Japanese barges with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.

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