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On This Day - June 22

1908A13Completed
1915D4D4 sank the German minelayer Bielefeld
1917L18Laid Down
1917G8Sub Lieutenant Malise Stewart Graham died after accidentally falling overboard when his G8 was on patrol in the North Sea.
1940Tribune (N76)HMS Tribune makes a torpedo attack on an enemy merchant off Standlandet, Norway. All torpedoes missed.
1941Union (N56)HMS Union torpedoes and sinks the Italian merchant Pietro Querini about 30 nautical miles west-south-west of Lampedusa Island
1941Severn (N52)HMS Severn fires torpedoes at an enemy submarine in the Gulf of Naples.
1944Universal (P57)HMS Universal torpedoes and sinks the German merchants President Dal Piaz and Canosa off Cassis, southern France.
1945Thrasher (N37)HMS Thrasher sinks three Japanese sailing vessels with gunfire off the west coast of Siam.
1945Vivid (P77)HMS Vivid sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
1967HMCS OnondagaHMCS Onondaga commissioned
1968HMCS Okanagan HMCS Okanagan commissioned
2015Saracen (P247)The remains of Saracen were found seventy two years after it was scuttled off the coast of Corsica. Photographs of HMS Saracen lying hundreds of feet below the surface of the Mediterranean were released by Guido Gay, an Italian engineer, following a two year search.

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