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U9 laid down

On 10 December 1964, German type-205 submarine U9 was laid down at the Howaldtswerke shipyard, Kiel, Germany.

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AM-483 laid down

On 19 February 1952, AM-480-class fleet minesweeper AM-483 was laid down by Peterson Builders Inc., Sturgeon Bay, WI. She was transferred to the Netherlands as HNLMS Onverschrokken (M886), later renamed HNLMS Mercuur and is now a museum ship in Vlissingen, Netherlands.

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Flore flooded

February 19 1971, French Daphne-class submarine Flore partially flooded off Toulon due to a malfunction with her periscope. Tugs Pachyderme and Travailleur towed her back to Toulon.

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U-1 decommissioned

February 19 1919, German submarine U-1 was decommissioned.

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Rogers decommissioned

On 19 February 1981 Gearing-class destroyer USS Rogers (DD-876) was decommissioned.
She was transferred to South Korea as ROKS Jeon Ju (DD-925) 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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James Craig launched

February 18 1874, Australian barque James Craig was launched at Bartram, Haswell, & Co, Sunderland, England as 'Clan Macleod'

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Otway decommissioned

17 February 1994, HMAS Otway S-59 was decommissioned.

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Castlemaine J-244 laid down

17 February 1941, Australian Bathurst-class corvette HMAS Castlemaine J-244 was laid down at HMA Naval Dockyard, Williamstown, Victoria in Australia.

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Forceful commissioned

February 16 1942, Queensland Tug Company's 'Forceful' was commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy as HMA Forceful (W126)

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Charette laid down

On 20 February 1942, Fletcher-class destroyer USS Charette (DD-581) was laid down at the Boston Navy Yard. she was named for Lieutenant George Charrette (1867–1938), who was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism during the Spanish–American War.
Charette was transferred to the Kingdom of Greece in 1959 and renamed Velos (D16). Velos remained in service until 1991 and was then turned into a museum ship at Palaio Faliro, near Athens.

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