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HMAS Whyalla laid down

On 24 July 1940, Bathurst-class corvette, HMAS Whyalla (J153) was laid down at Broken Hill Pty Co. Ltd in whyalla, south Australia.

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Maeklong laid down

On 24 July 1936, Thai HTMS Maeklong was laid down at the Uraga Dock Company, Uraga, Japan.

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USS Bowfin laid down

On 23 July 1942, Balao-class submarine USS Bowfin (SS-287) was laid down at Portsmouth Naval shipyard, Kittery, ME.
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, Honolulu, HI

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HMS Victory laid down

On 23 July 1759, the 104-gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, HMS Victory , was laid down at the Chatham Dockyard.

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USS Croaker repossesssed by USN

On 22 July 1987, Gato-class submarine USS Croaker (SS-246) , then a museum ship in Groton, CT was repossessed by the United States Navy, citing deteriorated conditions.

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U-995 launched

On 22 July 1943, German museum ship Type-VII submarine U-995 was launched at Blohm & Voss Hamburg, Germany.

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Hudson's maiden voyage

Today in 1939, Dutch ocean-going tug Hudson starts her maiden voyage under captain B.C. Weltevreden.

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Stewart laid down

On 15 July 1942, Edsall-class destroyer escort USS Stewart (DE-238) was laid down at Brown Shipbuilding, Houston, TX.

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Cavalla commissioned

On 15 July 1953, Gato-class submarine USS Cavalla (SSK-244) was commissioned for the third time, after her conversion to a hunter-killer submarine. The SSK conversion included remodeling Cavalla's bow with the addition of a curved housing for a BQR-4 sonar system. The conversion included removal of two bow torpedo tubes, along with remodeling the original conning tower and bridge into the sail visible today.

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Midway fire

on 15 July 2015, a three alarm fire broke out aboard the aircraft carrier USS Midway (CV-41) prompting the ship to be evacuated.
www.sandiegouniontribune.com/sdut-fire-u...2015jul15-story.html

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