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On This Day - April 12

19201892 - 1920: Bonaventure (F139)Sold to the Forth Ship Breaking Company, Bo'ness.
1935Clyde (N12)Completed
1940Snapper (N39)HMS Snapper sinks the small German tanker Moonsund with gunfire off Larvik, Norway.
1941Tetrarch (N77)HMS Tetrarch torpedoes and sinks the Italian tanker Persiano about 30 nautical miles north-west of Tripoli, Libya.
1942Turbulent (N98)HMS Turbulent makes a torpedo attack on a submarine off Fiume. The target is not hit.
1942Urge (N17)Torpedoes were fired at a two ship convoy. This was unsuccessful as the torpedo tracks were sighted by a flying boat acting as the escort and the ships were warned to slow down and stop.
1943Ultor (P53)HMS Ultor fires three torpedoes against a German controlled merchant and the German merchant Nicoline Maersk about 8 nautical miles east of Cape Camarat. All torpedoes miss.
1943Tally-Ho (P317)Completed
1944Untiring (P59)HMS Untiring torpedoes ans sinks the German merchant Diana 5 nautical miles south of Oneglia.
1945Stygian (P249)HMS Stygian sinks a Japanese coaster with gunfire near Bali.
1945Tapir (P335)The German submarine U-486 was sunk in the North Sea north-west of Bergen, Norway, by torpedoes from the British submarine HMS Tapir. Last sinking by a British Submarine in home waters.
1945Affray (P421)Launched
1945Alcide (P415)Launched
1945Alcide (P415)Completed

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