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On This Day - November 25

1905C3Laid Down
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1914D2D2 put to sea on the 24th, under the command of Lieutenant Commander C Head. The submarine failed to return. It is believed that she was sunk on, or around, the 25th of November, following an encounter with a German Torpedo Boat.
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1940Talisman (N78)HMS Talisman captures the French fishing vessel Le Clipper in the Bay of Biscay near Lorient.
1941Thunderbolt (N25)HMS Thunderbolt sinks the German sailing vessel L VII with gunfire off Kythera, Greece.
1941Thrasher (N37)HMS Thrasher torpedoes and sinks the Italian merchant Attilio Deffenu about 20 nautical miles east of Brindisi, Puglia, Italy.
1942Unshaken (P54)CO Lt C E Oxborrow, Yeoman of Signals and AB are lost off the bridge in heavy seas off Gibraltar.
1943Sickle (P224)HMS Sickle sinks two sailing vessels with gunfire near Milos island, Greece.
1944Sturdy (P248)HMS Sturdy sinks a Japanese vessel with gunfire south-east of Borneo.

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