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SS American Victory delivered

76 years ago today, on 20 June 1945 Victory ship SS American Victory was delivered to US War shipping Administration. The ship was built at the California Shipbuilding Yard (Calship) in Los Angeles, California in just 55 days.
American Victory Ship & Museum, Tampa, FL

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USS Kidd DD-661 decommissioned

57 years ago today, on 19 June 1964 Fletcher-class destroyer USS Kidd DD-661 was decommissioned for the 2nd time.
USS Kidd Veterans Museum, Baton Rouge, LA

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SS Jeremiah O'Brien launched

78 years ago today, on 19 June 1943 Liberty ship SS Jeremiah O'Brien was launched at New England Shipbuilding corp.
SS Jeremiah O'Brine National Liberty Ship Memorial, San Francisco, CA

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Flore (S645) keel laid

63 years ago today, on 19 June 1958 French Daphne class submarine Flore (S645) keel was laid at Direction des Constructions et Armes navales (DCAN) of Cherbourg.
Sous-marin Flore-S645 & son musée, Lorient, France

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USS Tang (SS-563) launched

70 years ago today, on 19 June 1951 Tang-class submarine USS Tang (SS-563) was launched at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard sponsored by Mrs. Ernestine O'Kane, the wife of Richard H. O'Kane.
She was leased (later sold) to Turkey on 8 February 1980 as TCG Pirireis (S343), and is now a museum ship in Izmir, Turkey.

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EML Lembit laid down

86 years ago today, on 19 June 1935, Estonian Kalev-class EML Lembit was laid down at Vickers and Armstrongs Ltd., United Kingdom.
MuseumShip at Lennusadam, Tallinn, Estonia

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USS Arizona BB-39 launched

On 19 June 1915 Pennsylvania-class battleship USS Arizona BB-39 was launched at Brooklyn Navy Yard, sponsored by Esther Ross, the daughter of an Arizona pioneer family.
Pearl Harbor National Memorial, Honolulu, HI

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USS Intrepid CV-11 commissioned

On 18 June 1954 Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Intrepid CV-11 was commissioned for the 3rd time with Capt. W.T. Easton in command.
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York, NY

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HMCS Onondaga (S73) laid down

On 18 June 1964 Oberon-class submarine HMCS Onondaga (S73) laid down at Chatham Dockyard, England.
Site Historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Père, Rimouski, QC, Canada

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USS Olympia C-6 laid down

130 years ago today, on 17 June 1891 protected cruiser USS Olympia C-6 was laid down at Union Iron Works in San Francisco, CA.
Cruiser Olympia at Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia, PA

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