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HMAS Whyalla (J-153) launched

On 12 May 1941 Bathurst-class corvette HMAS Whyalla (J-153) was launched at Broken Hill Pty Co. Ltd in whyalla, south Australia.
MuseumShip at Whyalla City Council, Whyalla, SA, Australia

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USCGC Bittersweet (WLB-389) commissioned

On 11 May 1944, Iris-class 180-foot buoy tender USCGC Bittersweet (WLB-389) was commissioned. She was transferred to Estonia on 5 September 1997 as 'Valvas' (PVL-109), and is now a museum ship in Tallinn, Estonia.
MuseumShip at Lennusadam, Tallinn, Estonia

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Cruiser Aurora launched

On 11 May 1900 protected Cruiser Aurora was launched at Admiralty Shipyard St. Petersburg.
MuseumShip in St. Petersburg, Russia

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USS Missouri BB-63 recommissioned

On 10 May 1986 Iowa class battleship USS Missouri BB-63 was commissioned for a second time in San Francisco with Capt. Albert Lee Kaiss in command.
Battleship Missouri Memorial, Honolulu, HI

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SS Columbia launched

On 10 May 1902 excursion steamship SS Columbia was launched.
SS Columbia Project, Buffalo, NY

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