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On This Day - July 31

1916J6Completed
1942Traveller (N48)While operating in the Adriatic HMS Traveller fires 6 torpedoes at the Italian gunboat Cattaro. The torpedoes however missed their target.
1943Unsparing (P55)HMS Unsparing torpedoes and sinks the Italian tanker Flegetonte off Bari, Italy.
1943Terrapin (P323)Launched
1945XE3XE-3 made a successful attack on a Japanese heavy cruiser of the Atago class at her moorings in Johore Strait, Singapore, on 31st July, 1945 for which a VC was awarded.

Leading Seaman Magennis served as Diver in XE-3 during the same attack and was also awarded the VC.
1945Tiptoe (P332)HMS Tiptoe damages a Japanese coaster with gunfire off the Sunda Strait.
1946Aeneas (P427)Completed

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