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Hudson opens as museum

25 January 2003, Dutch tug Hudson opened her doors as a museum ship.

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Mikasa laid down

24 January 1899, Japanese Pre-dreadnought battleship Mikasa was laid down at Vickers, Barrow-In-Furness, England.
HIJMS Mikasa - BB06, Yokosuka, Japan

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USS Pueblo (AGER-2) captured

On 23 January 1968, Banner-class environmental research ship USS Pueblo (AGER-2) was attacked and captured by North Korea in the 'Pueblo incident'.
Pueblo, still held by North Korea today, officially remains a commissioned vessel of the United States Navy. Since early 2013, the ship has been moored along the Potong River in Pyongyang, and used there as a museum ship at the Pyongyang Victorious War Museum. Pueblo is the only ship of the U.S. Navy still on the commissioned roster currently being held captive. Read more

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Akishio launched

On 22 January 1985, Japanese Yūshio-class submarine JDS Akishio (SS-579) was launched at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

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B396 laid down

On 22 January 1979, Russian Tango-class submarine B396 was laid down at the Gorky shipyard

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Dom Fernando II e Glória recovered

On 22 January 1992, Portuguese 50 gun frigate Dom Fernando II e Glória's hull was removed from the mud-flats and set afloat again, placed in a floating dock and transported to the dry dock of the Arsenal of Alfeite first, and in 1993 to the Ria-Marine shipyards in Aveiro, where it remained for the next 5 years being restored.
Museum ship at CCM - Comissão Cultural de Marinha, Almada, Portugal

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Huáscar leaves for Peru

On 20 January 1866, ironclad turret ship Huáscar left England for Peru, commanded by Chilean Captain José María Salcedo, Naval Officer in Peruvian Government's service, who had supervised construction at Laird Brothers yard, on behalf of the Peruvian Navy

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AM-483 launched

On 17 January 1953, AM-480-class fleet minesweeper AM-483 was launched at Peterson Builders Inc., Sturgeon Bay, WI. She was transferred to the Netherlands as HNLMS Onverschrokken (M886) as part of MDAP, later renamed HNLMS Mercuur (A856) and is now a museum ship in Vlissingen, Netherlands.

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Acadia commissioned

On 16 January 1917, CGS (Canadian Government Ship) Acadia was commissioned into the Royal Canadian Navy as HMCS Acadia.

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Charrette decommisioned

On 15 January 1947, Fletcher class destroyer USS Charette (DD-581) was decommissioned.
She was transferred to Greece in 1959 as 'Velos', and is now a museum ship in Palaio Faliro near Athens.

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