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On This Day - November 2

1921X1Laid Down
1939Utmost (N19)Laid Down
1940Taku (N38)HMS Taku hit the the German tanker Gedania in the Bay of Biscay about 35 nautical miles south-west of Belle-Isle island with a dud torpedo.
1940Tigris (N63)HMS Tigris fires two torpedoes against the Italian submarine Veniero in the Bay of Biscay of the Gironde estuary. Both torpedoes missed.
1941Utmost (N19)ORP Sokol and HMS Utmost together sink the Italian merchant Balilla about 20 nautical miles north-west of Capo San Vito, Sicily, Italy.
1942Statesman (P246)Laid Down
1942Veldt (P71)Laid Down
1943Upstart (P65)While on patrol off Toulon, southern France, HMS Upstart attacks the French merchant Medjerda. All torpedoes miss.
1944Shalimar (P242)HMS Shalimar damages 5 Japanese landing craft with gunfire in the harbour at Car Nicobar Island.
1944Storm (P233)HMS Storm sinks seven Japanese sailing vessels with gunfire in the Gulf of Boni, Celebes, Netherlands East Indies.
1944Tantalus (P318)HMS Tantalus torpedoes and sinks the Japanese cargo ship Hachijin Maruand damages the Japanese submarine chaser Ch 1 about 225 nautical miles east of Singapore.
1944Terrapin (P323)HMS Terrapin sinks the Japanese auxiliary netlayer Kumano Maru in Strait of Malacca.
1971Courageous (S50)Left Barrow for the last time
1996Vigilant (S30)Completed

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