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On This Day - October 7

1938Tarpon (N17)Launched
1941Talisman (N78)HMS Talisman attacks the German merchant Salzburg with torpedoes west-north-west of Kasos Island, Greece. All torpedoes missed.
2014Astute (S119)HMS Astute, returned to HMNB Clyde after spending eight months at sea on her first operational deployment.

The submarine’s Lady Sponsor, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Rothesay (The Duchess of Cornwall), joined senior naval officers and over 150 friends and family to welcome her return at a special ceremony at Faslane.

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