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On This Day - July 21

1916Swordfish / S1Completed
19191886 - 1912: PactolusPaid off
1936Rorqual (N74)Launched
1940Rorqual (N74)HMS Rorqual hit the Italian merchant Securitas with a dud torpedo off Tulmaythah, Libya. Rorqual also lays a minefield on this day.
1943Sickle (P224)HMS Sickle torpedoes and damages the Italian merchant Oriani 8 miles west-north-west of Elba.
1944Sirdar (P226)HMS Sirdar sinks two Japanese coasters with gunfire off the west coast of Siam.
1944Ultor (P53)HMS Ultor torpedoes and sinks the German auxiliary submarine chaser UJ 2211/Hardy 6 nautical miles west of Genua, Italy.
1944Vivid (P77)HMS Vivid sinks a sailing vessel with gunfire off Monemvassia, Greece.
1959Finwhale (S05)Launched

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