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USCGC Taney WHEC-37 launched

On 3 June 1936 Treasury-class Cutter USCGC Taney WHEC-37 was launched at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, sponsored by Miss Corinne F. Taney.
MuseumShip at Historic Ships in Baltimore, MD

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USCGC Ingham WHEC-35 launched

On 3 June 1936 Treasury-class United States Coast Guard Cutter USCGC Ingham WHEC-35 was launched at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, sponsored by Ms. Katherine Ingham Brush.
USCGC Ingham Museum, Key West, FL

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USS Little Rock CLG-4 recommissioned

On 3 June 1960 Cleveland-class light cruiser USS Little Rock CLG-4 was commissioned for the second time, after conversion to a guided missile light cruiser, replacing the aft six-inch turrets with a Talos missile battery. Capt. J. O. Phillips in command
MuseumShip at Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, Buffalo, NY


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Velos (D16) launched

On 3 June 1942 Fletcher-class destroyer USS Charette (DD-581) was launched at the Boston Navy Yard, sponsored by Mrs. G. Charrette. She was transferred to Greece as 'Velos' (D16) on 16 June 1959 and served the Hellenic Navy until 26 February 1991. Now a museum ship at Palaio Faliro, near Athens, Greece

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USS Rogers laid down

On 3 June 1944, Gearing-class destroyer USS Rogers (DD-876) was laid down at Consolidated Steel Corporation, Orange, TX
She was transferred to South Korea on 25 July 1981, and is now a museum ship at SapKyoHo National Sightseeing Resort, located at Dangjin-Gun, Chung Nam Province, South Korea

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U9 decommissioned

On 3 June 1993, German type-205 submarine U9 was decommissioned after sailing a total of 174,850 nautical miles.
MuseumShip at the Technik Museen Sinsheim Speyer, Speyer, Germany

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