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Buffel laid down

On 10 June 1867, Dutch ironclad ram ship HNLMS Buffel was laid down at Robert Napier and Sons, Glasgow, Scotland.
Ramtorenschip Buffel, Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands

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Lightship Finngrundet becomes museum

On 4 June 1970 Swedish Lightship Finngrundet became a museum ship in Stockholm
MuseumShip Finngrundet at Sjohistoriska, Stockholm, Sweden

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Velos (D16) launched

On 3 June 1942 Fletcher-class destroyer USS Charette (DD-581) was launched at the Boston Navy Yard, sponsored by Mrs. G. Charrette. She was transferred to Greece as 'Velos' (D16) on 16 June 1959 and served the Hellenic Navy until 26 February 1991. Now a museum ship at Palaio Faliro, near Athens, Greece

uss charrette dd 581 screening uss new jersey bb 62 during the battle of leyte gulf 24 october 1944 80 g k 2191

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USS Rogers laid down

On 3 June 1944, Gearing-class destroyer USS Rogers (DD-876) was laid down at Consolidated Steel Corporation, Orange, TX
She was transferred to South Korea on 25 July 1981, and is now a museum ship at SapKyoHo National Sightseeing Resort, located at Dangjin-Gun, Chung Nam Province, South Korea

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HMS Warrior decommissioned

On 31 May 1883 Warrior-class ironclad HMS Warrior was decommissioned.
HMS Warrior 1860 at National Museumof the Royal Navy, Portsmouth, UK

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SS Nomadic maiden voyage

On 31 May 1911 former tender of the White Star Line SS Nomadic began her maiden voyage, ending up in Cherbourg on 3 June, to begin her service for the White Star Line.
MuseumShip SS Nomadic, Belfast, UK

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HDMS Sælen (S323) laid down

On 31 May 1965 Danish Tumleren-class small coastal submarine HDMS Sælen (S323) was laid down at Rheinstahl-Nordseewerke, Emden, Germany as HNoMS Uthaug (S304) for the Norwegian Navy
MuseumShip at Skiben på Holmen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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RCMP St. Roch became first vessel to circumnavigate North America

On 29 May 1950 Royal Canadian Mounted Police schooner RCMP St. Roch became the first vessel to circumnavigate North America, from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Vancouver via the Panama Canal.
MuseumShip at Vancouver Maritime Museum (official), Vancouver, BC, Canada

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HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen decommissioned

On 29 May 1961 Dutch Jan van Amstel-class minesweeper HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen was decommissioned
MuseumShip at MarineMuseum, Den Helder, Netherlands

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Nazario Sauro (S 518) becomes a museum ship

On 29 May 2010 Italian Sauro-class submarine Nazario Sauro (S 518) became a museum ship in Genoa, Italy
MuseumShip at Galata Museo del Mare - Genova, Italy

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