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On This Day - July 16

1940Clyde (N12)HMS Clyde sinks the Norwegian fishing vessel SF 52 with gunfire east of Alesund, Norway.
1940Saracen (P247)Laid Down
1944Templar (P316)HMS Templar misses the German submarine U-1062 with torpedoes in the Malacca Strait.
1965Repulse (S23)Laid Down
2022Vanguard (S28)HMS Vanguard was rededicated into the Royal Navy in a ceremony held at Devonport Naval Base.

The parade was attended by the fleet commander and families of the crew. A rededication ceremony is a traditional part of any Royal Navy vessel’s life after completing a period of refit and improvement.

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