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MV Wyuna launched

On 16 April 1953 pilot cutter MV Wyuna was launched at Ferguson Shipbuilders, Glasgow, Scotland.
Future MuseumShip at Victorian Maritime Centre, Crib Point, VIC, Australia

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Akishio laid down

Today in 1983, Japanese Yūshio-class submarine JDS Akishio was laid down by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Kobe, Japan. Now a museum ship in Kure, Japan.
MuseumShip JMSDF Kure Museum, Hiroshima, Japan

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Mölders launched

On April 13 1968, Lütjens-class guided-missile destroyer FGS Mölders (D186) was launched at Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, christened for Luftwaffe Oberst (Colonel) Werner Mölders by his mother Anne-Marie Mölders.
MuseumShip at Deutsches Marine museum, Wilhelmshaven, Germany

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Mölders laid down

On April 12 1966, Lütjens-class guided-missile destroyer FGS Mölders (D186) was laid down at Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine
MuseumShip at Deutsches Marinemuseum, Wilhelmshaven, Germany

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HMAS Diamantina (K377) laid down

On 12 April 1943 River-class frigate HMAS Diamantina (K377) was laid down at Walkers Ltd. Maryborough, Queensland, Australia.
MuseumShip at Queensland Maritime Museum, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

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MS Cap San Diego laid downv

On April 10 1961. Cargo ship MS Cap San Diego was laid down for the Hamburg South America Steamship Company at the Deutsche Werft, Hamburg Germany.

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HMCS Sackville (K181) decommissioned

On 8 April 1946 Canadian Flower-class corvette HMCS Sackville (K181) was decommissioned.
MuseumShip at Canada's Naval Memorial - HMCS Sackville, Halifax, NS, Canada

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USS LST-1134 commissioned

On 7 April 1945, LST-542-class USS LST-1134 was commissioned, LT. Charles R. Barheght USNR in command.
Transferred to Thailand as HTMS Pangan (LST-13) on 16 May 1966, and now a museum ship in Ko Pha-ngan district, Surat Thani, Thailand

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HMS Cavalier (R73) launched

On 7 April 1944 C-class destroyer HMS Cavalier (R73) was launched at J. Samuel White and Company, Cowes, Isle of Wight, England.
MuseumShip at the Historic Dockyard Chatham, UK

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USS Thornback (SS-418) decommissioned

On 6 April 1946 Tench-class submarine USS Thornback (SS-418), later Turkish TCG Uluçalireis (S 338) was decommissioned at New London.
Now a museum ship at Istanbul, Turkey.

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