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Cairo commissioned

25 January 1862, City-class gunboat USS Cairo was commissioned, Lt James M. Prichett in command.

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Thea Foss launched

16 January 1930, today 88 years ago Thea Foss was launched at Craig Shipbuilding Co. Long Beach, CA and named in honour of the couple's expected first child, Dee Dee Barrymore.

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Balclutha in service

15 January 1887, today 131 years ago Balclutha was taken into service

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Polaris (Thea Foss) renamed

10 January 1941, today 77 years ago  Polaris (Thea Foss), while in United States Navy service, was renamed Amber and designated Coastal Patrol Yacht PYc-6

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Hoga launched

December 31 1940, 77 years ago today, Navy tug Hoga (YT-146) was launched at Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, NY

 

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USS Baylander laid down

28 December 1967, today 50 years ago USS Baylander (IX-514) was laid down at Pacific Coast Engineering Co. Alameda, CA as harbor utility craft YFU-79

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Polaris (Thea Foss) purchased

23 December 1940, today 77 years ago Polaris (the current Thea Foss) was purchased by the United States Navy and converted for naval service by the Winslow Marine Railway and Shipbuilding Co. Inc., Winslow, Washington.

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