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Gorch Fock scuttled

On 1 May 1945 three mast barque Gorch Fock was scuttled by her crew in shallow waters off Rügen, Germany in an attempt to avoid her capture by the Soviets.
MuseumShip Gorck Fock 1, Stralsund, Germany

gorch fock i panoramiodotcom januart 2009

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Vesikko commissioned

On April 30 1934, Finnish submarine 'Vesikko' was commissioned. Now a museum ship in Helsinki, Finland.
MuseumShip at Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, Helsinki, Finland

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Dom Fernando II e Glória reinstated

On 27 April 1998, Portuguese 50 gun frigate Dom Fernando II e Glória was reinstated in the Portuguese Navy as an Auxiliary Navy Unit (UAM 203).

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Wilhelm Bauer becomes museum ship

On 27 April 1984, type XXI U-boat Wilhelm Bauer (U-2540) , opened as a museum ship in Bremerhaven, Germany, sponsored by the Wilhelm Bauer Technology Museum association.
Deutsches Schifffahrtmuseum - DSM, Bremerhaven, Germany

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HMAS Otama (SS62) commissioned

on 27 April 1978 Oberon class submarine HMAS Otama (SS62) was commissioned
Future MuseumShip at Victorian Maritime Centre, Crib Point, VIC, Australia

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HMAS Diamantina (K377) commissioned

On 27 April 1945 River-class frigate HMAS Diamantina (K377) was commissioned with Lt. Commander Maurice Rose RANR in command.
MuseumShip at Queensland Martime Museum, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

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HNLMS Sittard (M830) launched

On 26 April 1956 Dutch Dokkum-class Coastal Minesweeper HNLMS Sittard (M830) was launched at Niestern Scheepsbouw Unie, Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands.
Operational MuseumShip Ex-Hr.Ms. Sittard in use by Zeekadetkorps Harlingen, Harlingen, Netherlands.

sittard launching 25 april 1956

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SS Nomadic launched

on 25 April 1911 tender SS Nomadic was launched at Harland and Wolff, Belfast, Northern Ireland
MuseumShip SS Nomadic, Belfast, UK

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Trincomalee laid down

On 25 April 1816, the Royal Navy's HMS Trincomalee was laid down in Bombay, India by the Wadia family.
MuseumShip at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Hartlepool. UK

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Hudson launched

on 25 April 1939 Ocean-going tug Hudson was launched at P. Smit Jr. Shipyard, Rotterdam, Netherlands, sponsored by Ms. A.L. van Beuningen.
MuseumShip Hudson, Maassluis, Netherlands

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