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On This Day - June 2

1940DunkirkDunkirk town is held despite the shrinking of the perimeter. Evacuation at night results in 26,256 men evacuated. The last of the British troops are evacuated.

There remain plenty of ships, but the 60,000 French troops have no evacuation orders.
1942Turbulent (N98)HMS Turbulent twice attacks the German submarine U-81. All 7 torpedoes miss the target.
19421921 - 1958: Montclare (F85)Sold to the Admiralty for conversion to a submarine depot ship
1942Traveller (N48)HMS Traveller conducted exercises off Gibraltar together with P42 and P43
1943Tantalus (P318)Completed
1943Unswerving (P63)Launched
1944Tantalus (P318)HMS Tantalus lays mines in the Strait of Malacca.
1944Ultor (P53)HMS Ultor sinks the German patrol vessel SG-11 north of Port Vendres, southern France.
1944Vulpine (P79)Completed
1945Trident (N52)HMS Trident sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with demoliotion charges in the Strait of Malacca.

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