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On This Day - April 13

1940Sunfish (N81)HMS Sunfish torpedoes and damages the German Q-ship Schiff in the Kattegat.
1940Narwhal (N45)HMS Narwhal lays minefield FD 5 (50 mines) in the Kattegat.
1940Tetrarch (N77)Tetrarch's first patrol was carried out in C9 - the Lillesand sector. The boat made what was thought to be an unsuccessful attack on a transport and as a result was depth-charged for 43 hours. Surfaced for 3 minutes in the middle of enemy vessels and fired torpedoes at A/S trawler
1940Seal (N37)HMS Seal closed the harbour of Stavanger, Norway. No enemy warships or merchants were sighted inside the harbour. Seal then withdrew to seaward.
1942Thrasher (N37)HMS Thrasher torpedoes and sinks the German army cargo ship Atlas south-west of Bengasi, Libya. She also sinks the Italian tug Pilo 210 with gunfire in roughly the same area.
1943Taurus (P339)HMS Taurus sinks the Portugese Santa Irene with gunfire about 30 nautical miles south-east of Bastia, Corsica, France.
1944Voracious (P78)Completed

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