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On This Day - April 30

1917K15Completed
1934Salmon (N65)Launched
1940Seal (N37)HMS Seal departed Immingham for her 11th war patrol. she was ordered to lay a minefield south of the Swedish island of Vinga in the Kattegat, across a German convoy route to Norway.
1940Uproar (P31)Laid Down
1943Rorqual (N74)HMS Rorqual lays 50 mines off Isola Marettimo, to the west of Sicily, Italy.
1945Torbay (N79)HMS Torbay sinks two Japanese sailing vessels with scuttling charges in the Strait of Malacca.
1986Vanguard (S28)Order announced by Norman Lamount, Secretary of State for Defence Procurement

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