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On This Day - June 3

1940Narwhal (N45)HMS Narwhal lays minefield FD 16 (50 mines) off Jaederens Point, Norway.
1941Torbay (N79)HMS Torbay sinks a sailing vessel with gunfire off Mitylene, Lesbos, Greece.
1941Unique (N95)HMS Unique torpedoes and damages (total loss) the Italian cargo ship Arsia at Lampedusa harbour.
1942Traveller (N48)HMS Traveller departed Gibraltar for her 1st war patrol. This is a work-up patrol in the Alboran Sea.
1943Taurus (P339)HMS Taurus sinks two sailing vessels with gunfire in the Aegean Sea off Cape Pounta.
1943Unruffled (P46)HMS Unruffled torpedoes and sinks the French tanker Henri Desprez (9895 GRT) about 70 nautical miles north-east of Messina.
1944Stoic (P231)HMS Stoic sinks two small Japanese sailing vessels with gunfire off Penang.
1945Thorough (P324)HMS Thorough sinks two Japanese coasters with gunfire off Tenggol Island.

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