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On This Day - October 12

1914F3Laid Down
1914G4Laid Down
1914G5Laid Down
1937O23 (Dutch)Laid down
1941Urge (N17)Sub Lt Brian Neville Thornley Lloyd had been appointed to HMS St Angelo in Malta and it is reported that he was killed on a Special Operations Mission when operating from HMS Urge. No details of the operation are available. He was aged 20.
1942Thrasher (N37)HMS Thrasher sinks a Greek sailing vessel with gunfire in the Aegean Sea, about 15 nautical miles east of Cape Drepano, Sithonia peninsula, Greece.
1942Simoom (P225)Launched
1942Ultor (P53)Launched
1944Strongbow (P235)HMS Strongbow torpedoes and sinks the Japanese merchant cargo ship Manryo Maru in the Malacca Strait.
1991Triumph (S93)Completed
2011Olympus (N35)There was a fire inside the Olympus submarine at Port Maitland's Marine Recycling Corp. About 10 workers had to evacuate the vessel. To took firefighters 24 hours to put the fire out.

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