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On This Day - June 13

18891889 - 1955: VulcanLaunched
1914E8Completed
1916E38Launched
1938Tuna (N94)Laid Down
1940Grampus (N56)HMS Grampus laid a minefield off Augusta, Sicily. She had left Malta on the 10th
1940Grampus (N56)HMS Grampus attacks the Italian submarine Giovanni Bausan and the Italian torpedo boat Polluce with torpedoes. The attack however fails. Grampus also laid a minefield (50 mines) off Augusta, Sicily, Italy.
1942Unison (P43)HMS Unison fires four torpedoes at the Italian light cruisers Raimondo Montecuccoli and Emanuelle Filiberto Duca d'Aosta south of Sardinia, Italy. The torpedoes miss.
1943Ultor (P53)Submarine Ultor bombards the D/F station, Lipari Islands
1944Stoic (P231)HMS Stoic claims to have sunk a landing craft with gunfire off Penang.
1945O24 (Dutch)Attacked the Japanese torpedo boat Kiji about 70 nautical miles west-southwest of Makassar. Four torpedoes were fired but all missed. O24 was depth charged following this failed attack.

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