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On This Day - December 09

1905B2Completed
1905C7Laid Down
1914E13Completed
1915E24Launched
1936Seal (N37)Laid Down
1939Union (N56)Laid Down
1939Urchin (N97)Laid Down
1941Porpoise (N14)HMS Porpoise torpedoes and heavy damages the Italian passenger/cargo ship Sebastiano Venier about 5 nautical miles south of Navarino. The Sebastiano Venier is transporting more then 1800 Allied POW's. Despite the bad weather almost 1700 of these are rescued.
1942Umbra (P35)HMS Umbra torpedoes and sinks the German merchant Süllberg south of Hammamet, Tunesia.
1943Surf (P239)HMS Surf torpedoes and sinks the German merchant Sonia south of Lemnos Island, Greece.
1944Porpoise (N14)HMS Porpoise lays minefield ML 019 with 50 mines off Penang.
1944U-387HMS Bamborough Castle sinks U-387 off Murmansk
1944Scotsman (P243)Completed

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