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On This Day - December 17

18981898 - 1921: RosarioLaunched
1915E9HMS E9 sinks the German Cruiser Bremen and V191 in the East Baltic
1942Saracen (P247)HMS Saracen fires four torpedoes against the German transport ship Ankara and one of her escorts the Italian destroyer Camicia Nera north of Bizerte, Tunisia. All torpedoes fired missed their targets.
1942Splendid (P228)HMS Splendid torpedoes and sinks the Italian destroyer Aviere about 35 nautical miles north-north-east of Bizerte, Tunisia.
1944Thule (P325)From 17 December 1944 to 29 December 1944 HMS Thule sinks 13 junks, 2 lighters and 5 sampams with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.

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