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Søbjornen Decommissioned

On 5 July 1990, Danish Søløven-class fast patrol boat Søbjornen (P-512) was decommissioned.

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Queen Elizabeth II laid down

On 5 July 1965, Cunard's QE2 was laid down at John Brown and Company, Clydebank, Scotland as yard number 736.

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HMS Fal commissioned

On 2 July 1943, River-class frigate HMS Fal was commissioned.
She was transferred to Burma on 25 May 1947 as UBS Mayu, and has been preserved as a museum ship at Myanmar Naval Training Headquarters

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HMAS Vampire laid down

On 1 July 1953, Australian Daring-class destroyer HMAS Vampire (D11) was laid down at Cockatoo Island Dockyard, Sydney, Australia.

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USS Thornback decommissioned

On July 1 1971, Tench-class submarine USS Thornback (SS-418) was decommissioned for the last time, and transferred to Turkey as TCG Uluçalireis (S 338).

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HSwMS Småland decommissioned

On 1 July 1984, Swedish Halland-class destroyer HSwMS Småland was decommissioned

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USS McAnn transferred

68 years ago today, on 30 June 1953, Cannon-class destroyer escort, USS McAnn (DE-179) was transferred to Brazil as 'Commandante Bauru' (D-18).
MuseumShip in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Here seen moored at Marina da Glória at Parque do Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro in 1982
Picture: https://www.naval.com.br/

 

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Kiev decommissioned

On 30 June 1993, Soviet Kiev-class aircraft carrier 'Kiev' was decommissioned
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HMAS Otway laid down

On 29 June 1965, Australian Oberon-class submarine HMAS Otway (S59) was laid down at Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Greenock, Scotland.

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HMCS Ojibwa opens as museum

On 29 June 2013, Canadian Oberon-class submarine HMCS Ojibwa (S72) opened to the public in Port Burwell, Ontario, Canada

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