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HMCS Bras d'Or launched

On 12 July 1968 hydrofoil HMCS Bras d'Or FHE-400 was launched at Marine Industries Limited, Sorel-Tracy, Quebec.
Musée maritime du Québec - Capitaine J.E, Bernier, L'islet, QC, Canada

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Flore (S645) is hauled onto a Lorient slipway

On 12 July 1995 French Daphne class submarine Flore (S645) was hauled onto a Lorient slipway and from then on she is maintained by a group of former submariners called the MESMAT Association (Musée de l'escadrille des sous-marins de l'Atlantique)

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Nomadic left France

On 12 July 2006, White Star Line tender SS Nomadic leaves Le Havre, France to become a museum ship in Belfast, UK
MuseumShip SS Nomadic, Belfast, UK

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USS Eversole DD-789 decommissioned

On 11 July 1973 Gearing-class destroyer USS Eversole (DD-789) was decommissioned and transferred to Turkey as TCG Gayret (D-352)

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EML Valvas (PVL-109) decommissioned

On 11 July 2014, Iris-class 180-foot buoy tender, EML Valvas (PVL-109), former USCGC Bittersweet (WLB-389), was decommissioned, and is now a museum ship in Tallinn, Estonia.

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HTMS Tachin (PF-1) becomes museum ship

On 9 July 2001, Thai HTMS Tachin (PF-1) , former Tacoma-class patrol frigate USS Glendale (PF-36), became a museum ship at the Thai Armed Forces Academies Preparatory School, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand.
She was dismantled and transported by truck to the Armed Forces Academies Preparatory School in Nakhon Nayok Province, Thailand, Tachin was re-assembled and has been on display there since 9 July 2001 with all her original armament intact

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HMCS Bras d'Or sets speed record

#OTD 9 July 1969 #RememberRCN -HMCS BRAS D’OR (II), becomes the world’s fastest warship, setting a record speed of 62 knots! Two knots over her designed maximum speed. The RCN hydrofoil is now @museumships at Marine Museum at L'Islet-sur-Mer, near Quebec City.

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Søbjornen laid down

On 9 July 1963 Danish Søløven-class fast patrol boat Søbjornen (P-512) was laid down by the Royal Dockyard, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Cavalier decommissioned

49 years ago today (7 July 1972) HMS Cavalier was decommissioned after 28 years active service.

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Schorpioen opens as museum schip

On 6 July 2001 Schorpioen opens her doors as a MuseumShip

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