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USS Hornet CV-12 decommissioned

12 May 1951 Essex class aircraft carrier USS Hornet CV-12 was decommissioned for the 2nd time.
MuseumShip at USS Hornet - Sea, Air and Space Museum, Alameda, CA

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USS Orleck DD-886 launched

On 12 May 1945 Gearing-class destroyer USS Orleck DD-886 was launched at Consolidated Steel Corp., Orange TX, sponsored by Mrs. Joseph Orleck, widow of Lieutenant Orleck.
USS Orleck Naval Museum, Lake Charles, LA

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USS Drum SS-228 launched

On 12 May 1941 Gato-class submarine USS Drum SS-228 was launched at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME, sponsored by Mrs. Beatrice M. Holcomb, wife of Major General Thomas Holcomb, Commandant of the United States Marine Corps.
MuseumShip at the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile, AL

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USCGC Danmark (WIX-283) commissioned

On 12 May 1942, USCGC Danmark (WIX-283) was commissioned, Danish Captain Knud Hansen commanding.
SchoolShip Danmark, Frederikshavn, Denmark

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HMAS Whyalla (J-153) launched

On 12 May 1941 Bathurst-class corvette HMAS Whyalla (J-153) was launched at Broken Hill Pty Co. Ltd in whyalla, south Australia.
MuseumShip at Whyalla City Council, Whyalla, SA, Australia

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