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On This Day - January 17

191V3Laid Down
1911907 - 1951: Lucia (F27)Stoker 1st Class Charles Henry Syers is reported to have been accidentally drowned but the circumstances are not known.
194Tribune (N76)HMS Tribune fires 6 torpedoes against an enemy submarine in the Skagerrak about 15 nautical miles east-north-east of Skagen, Denmark.
194Traveller (N48)Laid Down
194Umbra (P35)HMS Umbra torpedoes and sinks the Italian salvage vessel Rampino north-north-east of Sousse, Tunisia. Umbra picks up the Rampino's sole survivor.
194United (P44)HMS United torpedoes and sinks the Italian destroyer Bombardiere about 20 nautical miles north-west of Isola Marettimo, Sicily, Italy.
194Stygian (P249)HMS Stygian sinks the Japanese Nichinan Maru and a sailing vessel with gunfire off Perak.

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