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On This Day - December 11

192Olympus (N35)Launched
193Spearfish (N69)Completed
194Talisman (N78)HMS Talisman torpedoes and sinks the Italian merchant Calitea some 90 miles south of Cape Matapan.
194WWIIGermany and Italy declare war on the US. The US Congress declares war on Germany and Italy
194Torbay (N79)HMS Torbay sinks the Greek sailing vessel Sofia with gunfire north-west of Suda Bay, Crete.
194Truant (N68)HMS Truant torpedoes and heavily damages the Italian torpedo boat Alcione north of Crete.
194Tradewind (P329)Launched
194Alaric (P441)Completed
195Cachalot (N83)Launched
201Astute (S119)On her first day back at sea after a grounding incident, HMS Astute had to return to port for repairs due to a minor problem with her steam plant.

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