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USS Cavalla commissioned

On February 29 1944, Gato-class submarine USS Cavalla (SS-244) was commissioned for the first time, LCdr Herman J Kossler in command.
Museum Ship at Galveston Naval Museum, TX

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HMCS Ojibwa (S72) launched

On 29 February 1964, Oberon-class submarine HMCS Ojibwa (S72) was launched at the Chatham Dockyard, by launching lady Lady Miers, wife of Rear Admiral Sir Anthony C.C. Miers.
Museum ship at Museum of Naval History, Port Burwell, ON, Canada.

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Gallup commissioned

On 29 February 1944, Tacoma-class frigate USS Gallup (PF-47) was commissioned with Lieutenant Commander Clayton M. Opp, USCG, in command. She was later transferred to, an returned by the Soviet Union, and finally transferred to Thailand on 29 October 1951 as HTMS Prasae.
She is now a museum ship at Paknam Prasae, Thailand.

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Diamantina (A266) decommissioned

On 29 February 1980, River class Frigate HMAS Diamantina (A266) was decommissioned in Sydney, NSW, Australia, after 35 years of service and steaming 615,755 miles since first commissioning.
Museum ship at Queensland Martime Museum, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

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