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On This Day - July 07

1917L69Laid Down
1940Olympus (N35)HMS Olympus bombed & damaged by Italian aircraft while in dock at Malta
1941Sealion (N72)HMS Sealion sinks the French fishing vessels Gustav Eugene and Gustav Jeanne with gunfire off Ushant.
1941Urge (N17)Damage was claimed on a 9,000 ton Merchant Vessel in position 37`48'N 15`21'E
1943Rorqual (N74)HMS Rorqual torpedoes and sinks the German tanker Wilhemsburg about 5 nautical miles west of Tenedos Island, Greece.
1943Sea Rover (P218)Completed
1943Sidon (P259)Laid Down
1944Sturdy (P248)HMS Sturdy sinks two Japanese sailing vessels with gunfire off the west coast of Siam.
1945Sidon (P259)Having left the Holy Loch in April 1945 for passage to the Far East to join the 8th Submarine Flotilla. She diverted to Fremantle to repair battery defects en-route. Sidon departed Fremantle to commence her 2nd patrol. Soon after departing, one of her engines developed a defect and she called in at Onslow to rectify this. The patrol was mainly for air-sea rescue duties.
1945Sea Scout (P253)HMS Sea Scout sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire in the Gulf of Siam.
19491911 - 1949: Alecto (J10)Scrapped at Faslane
1992Vengance (S31)Boat Ordered from Vickers

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