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On This Day - November 17

1917L4Launched
1942Safari (P211)HMS Safari sinks the German barge F 346 with one torpedo near Misurata, Libya.
1942Umbra (P35)HMS Umbra torpedoes and damages the Italian troop transport Piemonte 4 nautical miles off Capo Rasocolmo, Sicily, Italy.
1944Tally-Ho (P317)HMS Tally-Ho sinks seven Japanese sailing vessels with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
1944Spur (P265)Launched
1960Ocelot (S17)Laid Down
1960Orpheus (N46)Launched
1969Suez CanalOfficial opening of the Suez Canal

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