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On This Day - June 18

18831889 - 1955: VulcanLaid down:
19131891 - 1921: Royal ArthurRecommissioned at Portsmouth for work with the Third Fleet.
1917V1Able Seaman Charles Stanley Blaber died of heart failure following a bout of tonsillitis.
1942Stoic (P231)Laid Down
1944Storm (P233)HMS Storm torpedoes and sinks the Japanese auxiliary gunboat Eiko Maru in the Strait of Malacca off off Penang, Malaya.
1945Trident (N52)HMS Trident sinks a Japanese landing craft with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
1948Sidon (P259)Completed refit at Portsmouth.
1964HMCS OnondagaHMCS Onondaga laid down HM Dockyard Chatham

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