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On This Day - May 15

1933Clyde (N12)Laid Down
1943Sickle (P224)HMS Sickle torpedoes and sinks the German auxiliary submarine chaser UJ-2213/Heureux south of Nice, southern France.
1943Rorqual (N74)HMS Rorqual lays 50 mines off Punta Stilo, Calabria, Italy.
1943Verve (P28)Laid Down
1944Ultor (P53)HMS Ultor attacks and damages a French fishing vessel with gunfire off Cape Camarat, southern France.
1944Upshot (P82)Completed
1945Statesman (P246)HMS Statesman sinks a Japanese coaster with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
1945Tiptoe (P332)HMS Tiptoe sinks a Japanese coaster with gunfire of Sumbawa Island, Netherlands East Indies.
1945Clyde (N12)HMS Clyde sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire of the west coast of Siam.
1960Otter (S15)Launched by Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company
1968Courageous (S50)Laid Down

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