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On This Day - May 14

1907D1Laid Down
1917L54Laid Down
1930Rainbow (N16)Launched
19391938 - 1978: Forth (F04)Commissioned
1941Thrasher (N37)Completed
1942Turbulent (N98)HMS Turbulent sinks the Italian sailing vessel San Giusto with gunfire 10 miles east of Apollonia, Greece.
1942Traveller (N48)After a work up period in the Clyde area HMS Traveller departed Holy Loch for Gibraltar. She makes the first part of the passage through the Irish sea together with P211 and P43. They were escorted until Bishops Rock by the British minesweeper/escort vessel HMS La Capricieuse (former French)
1943Trident (N52)HMS Trident unsuccesfully fires 4 torpedoes at the French passenger/cargo ship Cap Corse north-west of Corsica.
1944Sickle (P224)HMS Sickle claims the sinking of a sailing vessel with gunfire north of Rhetymon, Crete.
1944Tally-Ho (P317)HMS Tally-Ho lays mines in the Strait of Malacca.
1945Springer (P264)Launched
1947Alliance (P417)Completed

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