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On This Day - July 12

19111911 - 1932: AdamantLaunched
1915E19Completed
1918L9Lieutenant Leslie Cyril Kendall Francis is reported to have been accidentally drowned.
1942Safari (P211)HMS Safari sinks the Italian sailing vessel Adda with gunfire and one torpedo off Monte Santo, south of the Gulf of Orosei, Sardinia, Italy.
1943Taurus (P339)HMS Taurus sinks the small Greek Romano and 12 small sailing vessels with gunfire in the Gulf of Saloniki.
1945Sidon (P259)Sidon departed Onslow having rectified an engine fault. She later passed through the Lombok Straits.
1945Supreme (P252)HMS Supreme sinks a small Japanese vessel with gunfire in the Gulf of Siam.
1984Trenchant (S91)Laid Down
2004HMS BulwarkAmphibious ship HMS Bulwark arrived homeport of Devonport for first time

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