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On This Day - June 12

19121912 - 1921: FearlessLaunched
1933Shark (N54)Laid Down
1940Narwhal (N45)HMS Narwhal lays minefield FD 19 (50 mines) off Haugesund, Norway.
1941Taku (N38)HMS Taku torpedoes and sinks the Italian merchant Silvio Scaroniin the Gulf of Syrte 70 nautical miles off Benghazi, Libya.
1941Torbay (N79)HMS Torbay sinks the Italian sailing vessel Gesu E Maria with gunfire off Skyros, Greece.
1941Unshaken (P54)Laid Down
1941O24 (Dutch)Sank the Italian tanker Fianona off Vada, Toscana, Italy with torpedoes and gunfire.

Also sank the Italian auxiliary patrol vessel V 121 / Carloforte with gunfire and ramming 36 nautical miles northwest of Gorgona.
1943Tarn (P336)Laid Down
1944Sickle (P224)Sickle signalled that she had spotted a convoy in the approach to Steno Pass. The convoy suspected the presence of a submarine and dropped two depth charges and, although it seems unlikely that this attack accounted for the loss of the submarine, no further contact was made with her.
1944Stoic (P231)HMS Stoic torpedoes and sinks the Japanese transport ship Kainan Maru off Phuket, Siam.
1944Tiptoe (P332)Completed
1959Dreadnought (S101)Laid Down
2006Onyx (S21)Onyx arrives at Barrow where she will eventually become the main attraction at a new Submarine Heritage Centre
2013Onyx (S21)After the planned Submarine Heritage Center failed to materialise. Onyx was towed away from her berth at Barrow to begin her journey to the scrapyard
2018Talent (S92)HMS Talent began intensive training to re-join the frontline operational fleet after a major refit. The Trafalgar Class submarine had completed an extensive multi-million pound maintenance period in HM Naval Base Devonport in Plymouth.

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