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On This Day - November 15

19111912 - 1921: FearlessLaid down
1932Seahorse (S98)Launched
1943Sibyl (P217)HMS Sibyl sinks the Greek sailing vessel Trias with gunfire off Mitylene, Greece.
1943Sportsman (P229)HMS Sportsman sinks a Greek sailing vessel with gunfire between Naxos and Mykonos, Greece.
1943Sentinel (P256)Laid Down
1959Submarine MemorialThe Submarine War Memorial on the Thames Embankment which includes losses from both World Wars was unveiled by Rear Admiral B W Taylor.
1968Renown (S26)Completed
2009Astute (S119)Departed Barrow for Sea Trials

The nuclear powered first of class submarine set off from the Barrow docks at around 9.30am. She past Piel Island at around 10.10am heading to Faslane, Scotland.

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