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On This Day - June 10

1908C30Laid Down
1929RoyalistLaid Down
1940Grampus (N56)HMS Grampus departs Malta.
1941Torbay (N79)HMS Torbay makes three attack runs on an Italian convoy off the Dardenelles. The first attack at 0940 hours failed to produce any results, the second attack at 1043 hours resulted in a torpedo hit on the Italian tanker Utilitas. Unfortunately the torpedo failed to explode. In the third attack at 1208 hours the Italian tanker Giuseppina Ghirardi as torpedoed and sunk 8 nautical miles off Cape Hellas.
1941Tempest (N86)Launched
1941Una (N87)Launched
1942Seraph (P219)Completed
1943Safari (P211)HMS Safari torpedoes and sinks the German transport ship KT-12 off Orosei, Sardinia, Italy.
1944Tantalus (P318)HMS Tantalus sinks the Japanese army cargo ship Hiyoshi Maru with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
1944Untiring (P59)HMS Untiring torpedoes and sinks the German auxiliary submarine chaser UJ 6078/La Havraise about 12 nautical miles south-west of La Ciotat, southern France.

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