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On This Day - July 15

1916H3Mined attempting to penetrate the Austrian anchorage at Cattaro in the Adriatic sea. Lost with all hands.
1941Taku (N38)HMS Taku sinks the Italian auxiliary minesweeper Vincenso P. about 25 nautical miles south-east of Auegia, Libya.
1941Unbeaten (N93)HMS Unbeaten sinks two sailing vessels with gunfire at Marsa Zuag roads, Libya.
1941P33HMS P 33 torpedoes and sinks the Italian merchant Barbarigo off Pantellaria Island. During a counter attack P 33 was damaged by the Italian torpedo boat Procione.
1943United (P44)The Italian submarine Remo was torpedoed and sunk in the Gulf of Taranto by the British submarine HMS United
1945Supreme (P252)HMS Supreme sinks three Japanese coasters with gunfire in the Gulf of Siam.
1945Trenchant (P331)HMS Trenchant sinks three small Japanese vessels with gunfire north-east of the Lombok Strait.
1970Churchill (S46)Completed
1971Dolphin badgesSubmarine Dolphin badges first issued.
2012Turbulent (S87)Decommisioned at Her Majesty's Naval Base Devonport

LossesSubmarine Badges