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On This Day - May 02

191E15Crewmember AB Patrick Brennan died whilst a Prisoner of War in Turkey
193Triumph (N18)Completed
194Trident (N52)HMS Trident attacks and damages the German merchant Clare Hugo Stinnes with torpedoes and gunfire off the Bjarn fjord, Norway
194Uredd (P41)Uredd embarks on what is to be her last patrol
194Safari (P211)HMS Safari sinks the Italian Sogliola with gunfire off Asinara Island, Italy.
194Untamed (P58)Completed
194Vox (P67)Completed
194Ultimatum (P34)HMS Ultimatum shells the harour of Kalamata, Greece. Two sailing vessels were sunk, five were destroyed on the slips and one was damaged.
194Affray (P421)Completed
197Swiftsure (S126)Left Barrow Shipyard
197Warspite (S103)Warspite suffered a serious fire whilst in Liverpool caused by a broken coupling spraying oil. Repairs and refitting took two years.
198Conqueror (S48)HMS Conqueror became the only nuclear powered submarine to have engaged an enemy ship with torpedoes, sinking the cruiser General Belgrano during the Falklands War.

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