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On This Day - November 13

1905C1Laid Down
1905C2Laid Down
1915K2Laid Down
1915K5Laid Down
19231886 - 1923: ArrogantSold: to Hughes, Bolckow
1940Shakespeare (P221)Laid Down
1941U-81U-81 torpedoed and sank HMS Ark Royal off Gibraltar.
1941Tactician (P314)Laid Down
1942Safari (P211)HMS Safari sinks the Italian Bice with gunfire east of Sousa, Tunisia.
1942Traveller (N48)HMS Traveller departed Port Said with a cargo of aviation spirit for Malta
1943Vampire (P72)Completed
1943MeteoriteLaid Down
1944Thorough (P324)HMS Thorough sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
1976Superb (S109)Completed
1990Vigilant (S30)Contract Announced by Alan Clark, Minister for Defence Procurement
2011Anson (S123)Keel laid by Gerald Howarth MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Ministry of Defence

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