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On This Day - April 4

191E46Launched
191C35Deliberately scuttled in the Baltic off Helsingfors to prevent their capture by the German Army. The Care and Maintenance Party (under Lieutenant Downie) who carried out the scuttling also destroyed all of the stores and torpedoes of the Baltic Flotilla before returning home safely via Petrograd & Archangel.
191C26Deliberately scuttled in the Baltic off Helsingfors to prevent their capture by the German Army. The Care and Maintenance Party (under Lieutenant Downie) who carried out the scuttling also destroyed all of the stores and torpedoes of the Baltic Flotilla before returning home safely via Petrograd & Archangel. The submarine was subsequently salvaged in August 1953
191C27Deliberately scuttled in the Baltic off Helsingfors to prevent their capture by the German Army. The Care and Maintenance Party (under Lieutenant Downie) who carried out the scuttling also destroyed all of the stores and torpedoes of the Baltic Flotilla before returning home safely via Petrograd & Archangel.
194Narwhal (N45)HMS Narwhal lays minefield FD 1 (50 mines) in the North Sea.
194Stonehenge (P232)Laid Down
194Ultor (P53)HMS Ultor sinks a sailing vessel with gunfire in the Aegean north-east of Monemvasia, Greece.
194Astute (P447)Laid Down
194Auriga (P419)Laid Down

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