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JDS Akishio commissioned

On March 5 1986, Japanese Yūshio-class submarine Akishio was commissioned and assigned to the 1st Submarine Squadron of the 1st Submarine Flotilla of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. Now a museum ship in Kure, Hiroshima-ken, Japan

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ARA Uruguay launched

On 6 March 1874, Argentinian corvette ARA Uruguay was launched at Laird Brothers, Birkenhead, England.
Now a MuseumShip in Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Ouessant opened to the public

On 4 March 2012, French Agosta-class submarine 'Ouessant' (S623) was officially opened to the public and handed over to the Melaka State Government.
Now a MuseumShip in Melaka, Malaysia

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JDS Akishio (SS-579) decommissioned

On 3 March 2004, Japanese Defense Force submarine 'Akishio' (SS-579) was decommissioned.
MuseumShip at Kure, HIroshima, Japan

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Passat laid down

On 2 March 1911, German four-masted steel barque Passat was laid down at Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, Germany.
MuseumShip in Travemunde, Germany

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HMS Belfast (C35) transferred

On 1 March 1978, Town-class light cruiser HMS Belfast (C35) was transferred to the Imperial War Museum from the HMS Belfast Trust.
HMS Belfast, London, UK

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Mikasa commissioned

On 1 March 1902, pre-dreadnought battleship built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) Mikasa was commissioned.
HIJMS Mikasa, Yokosuka, Japan

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HMCS Ojibwa (S72) launched

On 29 February 1964, Oberon-class submarine HMCS Ojibwa (S72) was launched at the Chatham Dockyard, by launching lady Lady Miers, wife of Rear Admiral Sir Anthony C.C. Miers.
Museum ship at Museum of Naval History, Port Burwell, ON, Canada.

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Gallup commissioned

On 29 February 1944, Tacoma-class frigate USS Gallup (PF-47) was commissioned with Lieutenant Commander Clayton M. Opp, USCG, in command. She was later transferred to, an returned by the Soviet Union, and finally transferred to Thailand on 29 October 1951 as HTMS Prasae.
She is now a museum ship at Paknam Prasae, Thailand.

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Diamantina (A266) decommissioned

On 29 February 1980, River class Frigate HMAS Diamantina (A266) was decommissioned in Sydney, NSW, Australia, after 35 years of service and steaming 615,755 miles since first commissioning.
Museum ship at Queensland Martime Museum, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

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