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On This Day - September 2

1909C31Launched
1915E37Launched
19321921 - 1965: Ausonia (F53)Requisitioned from Cunard White Star Ltd, Liverpool by the Admiralty and converted to an armed merchant cruiser.
1940Tigris (N63)HMS Tigris attacks the German submarine U-58 with torpedoes in the Bay of Biscay about 30 nautical miles south-west of Lorient, France. All torpedoes missed.
1940P36Laid Down
1940P38Laid Down
1941Umbra (P35)Completed
1943Torbay (N79)HMS Torbay torpedoes and sinks the small Italian merchant Versilia off Paros Island, Greece.
1944Storm (P233)HMS Storm sinks five small Japanese vessels with gunfire.
1944Strongbow (P235)HMS Strongbow sinks the small Japanese army cargo ship Toso Maru No.1 with gunfire off the west coast of Siam some 26 nautical miles east of Phuket. She also sinks six other small Siamese/Japanese vessels with gunfire.
1945Japanese SurrenderJapan signs surrender documents on board USS Missouri at anchor in Tokyo Bay.

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