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On This Day - July 17

1917C34Lost, torpedoed by U52 off the Shetlands. The only survivor was Sto1 Frank Scoble who was rescued by U-52 and taken Prisoner of War.
1929Regulus (N88)Laid Down
1941Thrasher (N37)HMS Thrasher heavily damages the French fishing vessel Virgo Fidelis with gunfire in the Bay of Biscay off San Sebastian, Spain.
1943Torbay (N79)HMS Torbay sinks the Italian sailing vessel Pozzalo 5 nautical miles west of Civitavecchia, Italy.
1943Talent (P322)Launched as HMS Talent, but was not commissioned into the Royal Navy
1944Telemachus (P321)HMS Telemachus Sank a Japanese Kaigun Class submarine 17 July 1944 close to Singapore
1944Tantalus (P318)HMS Tantalus misses the Japanese submarine I-166 with torpedoes in the Strait of Malacca.
1945Thule (P325)HMS Thule sinks a Japanese coaster with gunfire of the north coast of Java, Netherlands East Indies.
1959Templar (P316)Scrapped at Troon.
2003Splendid (S106)HMS Splendid arrives at Faslane from final deployment before decommissioning.

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