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On This Day - October 06

1939Sea Wolf (N47)HMS Sea Wolf fires two torpedoes against the a German light cruiser and the torpedo boat Falke in the Skagerrak about 35 nautical miles west of Skagen, Denmark. None of the targets was hit.
1943Spiteful (227)Completed
1944Statesman (P246)HMS Statesman sinks two Japanese sailing vessels with gunfire of the Mergui Archipelago, Burma.
1944Tally-Ho (P317)HMS Tally-Ho sinks the Japanese auxiliary submarine chaser Cha 2 about 110 nautical miles south-west of Penang, Malaya.
2000Unseen (S41)HMCS Victoria (ex-HMS Unseen) delivered at Barrow-in Furness
2014Ambush (S120)HMS Ambush successfully completed her six-month operational deployment and returned to her home port of HM Naval Base Clyde.

The submarine had left Faslane in May to spend the summer conducting UK operations in addition to taking part in NATO activities and exercises. Her deployment saw Ambush take part in NATO's largest and most demanding Anti-Submarine Warfare exercise, Dynamic Manta 15, where Ambush repeatedly proved her fighting capabilities against five surface ships and seven maritime patrol aircraft and helicopters.

She was one of a flotilla of seven submarines from the US, Spanish, Turkish, Greek, French and Italian navies, which pitted their wits against the surface ships of NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2, led by the German frigate FGS Hamburg, in the Ionian Sea in September.
2016Dreadnought (S126)Defence secretary Michael Fallon cuts steel on first Successor-class submarine in Barrow

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