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HDMS Sehested (P547) launched

On 5 May 1977 Willemoes-class fast attack craft HDMS Sehested (P547) was launched at Frederikshavn Værft A/S, Denmark.
MuseumShip at Museet Skibene på Holmen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Lembit opened to the public

On 5 May 1985, EML Lembit opened to the public as a war memorial.
Museumship at Lennusadam, Tallinn, Estonia

eml lembit as displayed in the estonian maritime museum

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HMS Ocelot launched

On 5 May 1962, Oberon-class submarine HMS Ocelot (S17) was launched by Lady Sanders, wife of Vice-Admiral Sir T. Sanders, at the Chatham Dockyard.
MuseumShip at the Historic Dockyard Chatham, UK

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U-2540 scuttled

On May 4 1945, Type XXI U-boat U-2540 (Wilhelm Bauer) , was scuttled near the Flensburg lightship.
MuseumShip at the Deutsches Schifffahrtmuseum - DSM, Bremerhaven, Germany

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Maillé-Brézé D-627 commissioned

On 4 May 1957 T 47-class destroyer Maillé-Brézé D-627 was commissioned with Capitaine de vaisseau (captain) Robert Mine in command.
MuseumShip Maillé-Brézé, Nantes, France

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Gorch Fock launched

On 3 May 1933 German three-mast barque Gorch Fock was launched at Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, Germany.
MuseumShip Gorch Fock I, Stralsund, Germany

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Pender County launched

On 2 May 1945, LST-542-class USS LST-1080 was launched at the Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard, Inc, Hingham, MA.
MuseumShip at the SapKyoHo National Sightseeing Resort, South Korea

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Nazario Sauro (S518) decommissioned

On 1 May 2002 Italian Sauro class Submarine Nazario Sauro (S518) was decommissioned.
MuseumShip at Galata Museo de Mare - Genova, Italy

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ORP Blyskawica H34 decommissioned

On 1 May 1976 Polish Grom-class destroyer ORP Blyskawica H34 was decommissioned.
MuseumShip at Muzeum Marynarki Wojennej w Gdyni, Gdynia, Poland

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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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