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On This Day - June 5

1940Seal (N37)The Danish sailing vessel Skandia (183 GRT) hits a mine and sinks. The mine was laid by the British submarine HMS Seal in the Kattegat on 4 May 1940
1940Safari (P211)Laid Down
1941Triumph (N18)HMS Triumph sinks the Italian auxiliary patrol vessels Valoroso, V 190/Frieda and V 137/Trio Frassinetti with gunfire in the Gulf of Sirte off Beurat, Libya.
1943Spiteful (227)Launched
1945Thorough (P324)HMS Thorough sinks a Japanese coaster with gunfire off Tenggol Island.
1958Sealion (N72)Laid Down
1964Opossum (S19)Completed

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