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On This Day - May 31

190B10Completed
191K6Launched
191K7Launched
191L16Completed
192Otus (N92)Laid Down
193Shark (N54)Launched
194Dunkirk68,014 men were evacuated from Dunkirk today. This will be the most successful day of Operation Dynamo.
194Seal (N37)The small Swedish fishing vessel GG 5/Mode hits a mine and sinks. The mine was laid by the British submarine HMS Seal in the Kattegat on 4 May 1940.
194Sickle (P224)HMS Sickle left for a patrol in the northern Aegean
194Ultor (P53)HMS Ultor sinks the German guardvessel FCi 01 with gunfire off Cassis, southern France.
194Alaric (P441)Laid Down
200HMS BulwarkLanding ship HMS Bulwark commences sea trials at Barrow

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