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USS Glendale (PF-36) launched

On May 28 1943, Tacoma-class patrol frigate USS Glendale (PF-36) was launched at Consolidated Steel Corporation, Wilmington, California, sponsored by Miss Shirley Schlichtman. Transferred to Thailand as HTMS Tachin (PF-1) on 29 October 1951, where she is now a museum ship at the Thai Armed Forces Academies Preparatory School, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand.

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MV Cape Don launched

On 28 May 1962 former lighthouse tender MV Cape Don was launched at the State Dockyard NSW
MV Cape Don, Waverton, NSW, Australia

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USS Ainsworth (FF-1090) decommissioned

On 27 May 1994 Knox-class frigate USS Ainsworth (FF-1090) decommissioned and transferred to Turkey as TCG Ege (F-256).
MuseumShip in Izmir, Turkey

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HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen commissioned

On 27 May 1937 Dutch Jan van Amstel-class minesweeper HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen was commissioned, LTZ 1 J.R.L. Le-beau commanding.
MuseumShip at MarineMuseum, Den Helder, Netherlands

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SS Nomadic completed

On 27 May 1911 former tender of the White Star Line SS Nomadic was completed and acquired
MuseumShip SS Nomadic, Belfast, UK

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USS Sarsfield Launched

On 27 May 1945, Gearing-class destroyer USS Sarsfield (DD-837) was launched by the Bath Iron Works Co., Bath, Maine, sponsored by Mrs. Eugene S. Sarsfield. She was transferred to Taiwan as Te Yang (DG-925) on October 1 1977 and is now a museum ship in Tainan City, Taiwan.

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Tsar Mikhail Feodorovich commissioned

On 27 May 1914, Russian empire's icebreaker Tsar Mikhail Feodorovich was commissioned at the Vulcan Werft, Stettin, Germany.
Now MuseumShip Suur Tõll at Lennusadam, Tallinn, Estonia

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UBS Mayu commissioned

On 25 May 1947, Burmese HMBS Mayu was commissioned, Lieutenant Commander Khin Maung Bo in command.
She was the former River-class frigate HMS Fal.
MuseumShip at Myanmar Naval Training Headquarters, Yangon, Myanmar

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HMAS Otama (SS62) laid down

On 25 May 1973 Australian Oberon-class submarine HMAS Otama (SS62) was laid down at Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company.
Future MuseumShip at  Victorian Maritime Centre, Crib Point, VIC, Australia

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Protected Cruiser Aurora laid down

On 23 May 1897 Russian Protected Cruiser Aurora was laid down at Admiralty Shipyard St. Petersburg.
MuseumShip in St. Petersburg, Russia

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