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Wild Goose added to NRHP

On 19 July 2011, Wild Goose, former USS YMS-328 , was added to the National Register of Historic Places

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Bras d'Or commissioned

On 18 July 1968, Canadian hydrofoil HMCS Bras d'Or (FHE-400) was commissioned.

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Alexander Henry launched

63 years ago today, on 18 July 1958, Canadian icebreaker CCGS Alexander Henry was launched at Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Port Arthur.
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Protected Cruiser Aurora returns to St. Petersburg

On 16 July 2016 Russian Pallada-class Protected Cruiser Aurora returned to St. Petersburg after overhaul in Kronstadt

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Hudson's maiden voyage

Today in 1939, Dutch ocean-going tug Hudson starts her maiden voyage under captain B.C. Weltevreden.

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Stickleback sold to Sweden

On 15 July 1958, HMS Stickleback (X-51) was sold to Sweden as 'Spiggen'

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SS Valley Camp (Hullnumber 721) launched

On 14 July 1917 lake freighter SS Valley Camp (Hullnumber 721) was launched at American Ship Building Co., Lorain, OH

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Lightship Finngrundet decommissioned

On 14 July 1969, Swedish Lightship Finngrundet was decommissioned. She was replaced by an unmanned caisson lighthouse and became a museum ship attached to the Vasa Museum.

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USS Glendale (PF-36) decommissioned

On July 12 1945, Tacoma-class patrol frigate USS Glendale (PF-36) was decommissioned and transferred to the Soviet Union. She was later returned and transferred to Thailand on 29 October 1951, where she is now a museum ship at the Thai Armed Forces Academies Preparatory School, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand.

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USS Pampanito SS-383 launched

On 12 July 1943 Balao-class submarine USS Pampanito SS-383 was launched at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME

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