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Light Vessel 93

Added Light Vessel 93 to the site as 293rd museum ship:

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USS Arizona sunk

7 December 1941, 76 years ago today, Pennsylvania-class battleship USS Arizona (BB-39) was bombed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. After a bomb detonated in a powder magazine, the battleship exploded violently and sank, with the loss of 1,177 officers and crewmen.

 

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USS Bowfin launched

7 December 1942, 75 years ago today, Balao-class submarine USS Bowfin (SS-287) was launched at Portsmouth Naval shipyard, Kittery, ME

 

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Polly Woodside entered service

7 December 1885, 132 years ago today, barque Polly Woodside entered service, Captain Gilbert Yeates in command. Now a museumship in Melbourne, Australia

 

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HMAS Otama launched

3 December 1975, 42 years ago today, Australian Oberon-class HMAS Otama was launched at Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Greenock, Scotland.

 

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