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On This Day - December 27

1940Rorqual (N74)The Italian merchant Caffaro is damaged north-west of Tripoli, Libya, when she hits a mine laid on 5 November 1940 by the British submarine HMS Rorqual.
1940Trident (N52)HMS Trident fires five torpedoes against a darkened ship that entered Punta Delgada, Azores. All five torpedoes missed their target.
1942Safari (P211)HMS Safari sinks the Italian sailing vessel Eleonora Rosa with gunfire about 10 nautical miles south of Sousa, Tunisia.
1944Tudor (P326)Lt S A Porter, DSC sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire of the west coast of Burma.
1945Sidon (P259)Paid off into Reserve Group "S" at Portsmouth attached to the 5th Submarine Flotilla

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