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On This Day - April 2

1941Tigris (N63)HMS Tigris torpedoes and sinks the German tanker Thorn about 25 nautical miles west off the Loire estuary.
1941Uproar (P31)Completed
1942United (P44)Completed
1942Wilk (Dutch)Decommissioned to reserve submarine
1945Stygian (P249)HMS Stygian sinks a Japanese coaster with gunfire in the Java Sea south of Kangean Island.
1945Thorough (P324)HMS Thorough sinks a small Japanese gunboat with gunfire off the Nicobar Islands.
1945Rorqual (N74)HMS Rorqual sinks two Japanese sailing vessels with gunfire west of Sumatra, Netherlands East Indies.
1982Falklands WarArgentina invades the Falkland Islands

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