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On This Day - January 22

1917L11Laid Down
1917C14Leading Stoker Michael Forrest was killed as the result of a crank pit explosion in the engine room.
1943Varne (P66)Launched
1944Terrapin (P323)Completed
1945Stygian (P249)HMS Stygian sinks three Japanese sailing vessels with gunfire south of the Malakka Strait.
1945Spirit (P245)HMS Spirit sinks the Japanese Ryushin Maru with gunfire in the Java Sea. She also sinks another enemy vessel.
1945Thrasher (N37)HMS Thrasher sinks four Japanese sailing vessels with gunfire of the west coast of Siam.
1945Rorqual (N74)HMS Rorqual lays 50 mines (minefield ML 026) off the Ritchies Archipelago to the east of Andaman Island.
1946Anchorite (P422)Launched
1962Valiant (S102)Laid Down

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