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USCGC Eagle WIX-327 launched

On 13 June 1936 sail training ship Horst Wessel was launched at Blohm & Voss in Hamburg, Germany. At the end of WWII she was won by the United States in a drawing of lots with the Soviet and British navies as war reparations, requested by the United States Coast Guard Academy's Superintendent, and became the USCGC Eagle (WIX-327).
United States Coast Guard Barque Eagle, New London, CT

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USS North Carolina BB-55 launched

81 years ago today, on 13 June 1940 North Carolina-class battleship USS North Carolina BB-55 was launched at New York Naval Shipyard, sponsored by Isabel Hoey, daughter of Clyde R. Hoey, the Governor of North Carolina.
USS North Carolina Battleship, Wilmington, NC

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Wavertree added to NHRP

43 years ago today, on 13 June 1978 iron-hulled sailing ship Wavertree was added to National Register of Historic Places.
MuseumShip at South Street Seaport Museum, New York, NY
Here seen returning to South Street Seaport after restoration on September 24, 2016
Picture: https://www1.nyc.gov/

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