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On This Day - June 12

19121912 - 1921: FearlessLaunched
1915E20Launched
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
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

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