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On This Day - May 19

1928Osiris (N67)Launched
1941Unbeaten (N93)HMS Unbeaten attacks the Italian merchant Silvio Scaroni off Tagiura, Libya with a spread of 4 torpedoes that miss the target.
1942Thrasher (N37)HMS Thrasher torpedoes and sinks the Italian merchant Penelope about 5 nautical miles north-west of Monopoli, Italy.
1943Sportsman (P229)HMS Sportsman torpedoes and sinks the French passenger ship Général Bonaparte off Nice, southern France.
1943Unbroken (P42)HMS Unbroken torpedoes and sinks the Italian pilot vessel F 20/Enrica 3 nautical miles off Pizzo Calabro.
1943O24 (Dutch)Attacked a Japanese merchant vessel with four torpedoes off the north coast of Sumatra. All torpedoes fired missed the target.
1945Terrapin (P323)Survived a depth charge attack in the Pacific by Japanese surface craft
1945Scythian (P237)HMS Scythian sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
1950Sidon (P259)Completed refit at Sheerness.

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