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Hunley sinks USS Housatonic

On 17 February 1864, confederate submarine 'H.L. Hunley' , attacked and sank the 1,240 ton United States Navy screw sloop-of-war USS Housatonic, which had been on Union blockade-duty in Charleston's outer harbor. The Hunley did not survive the attack and also sank, taking with her all eight members of her third crew, and was lost.

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Otway decommissioned

17 February 1994, HMAS Otway S-59 was decommissioned.

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Castlemaine J-244 laid down

17 February 1941, Australian Bathurst-class corvette HMAS Castlemaine J-244 was laid down at HMA Naval Dockyard, Williamstown, Victoria in Australia.

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Lexington CV-16 commissioned

17 February 1943, Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Lexington CV-16 was commissioned with Capt. Felix Stump in command.

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USS LCS(L)(3)-102 commissioned

On 17 February 1945, USS LCS(L)(3)-102 was commissioned, Lt. Richard L. Jones in command.

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