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HMY Britannia laid down

69 years ago today, on 16 June 1952 Her Majesty's Yacht (HMY) Britannia was laid down at John Brown and company, Clydebank, UK
The Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh, UK

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PS Waverley made her maiden voyage

74 years ago today, on 16 June 1947 seagoing passenger-carrying paddle steamer PS Waverley made her maiden voyage
Waverley Excursions, Glasgow, UK

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USS Charette (DD-581) transferred

62 years ago today, on 16 June 1959 Fletcher-class destroyer USS Charette (DD-581) was transferred to Hellenic Navy as Velos (D16).
Here seen at Genoa, Italy in 1973.
MuseumShip at currently in Thessaloniki, Greece

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USS Alabama (BB-60) donated

57 years ago today, on 16 June 1964 South Dakota-class battleship USS Alabama (BB-60) was donated to the Alabama Battleship Commission.
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile, AL

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