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USS Olympia C-6 laid down

130 years ago today, on 17 June 1891 protected cruiser USS Olympia C-6 was laid down at Union Iron Works in San Francisco, CA.
Cruiser Olympia at Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia, PA

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HMAS Castlemaine J-244 commissioned

79 years ago today, on 17 June 1942 Bathurst-class corvettes HMAS Castlemaine J-244 was commissioned, Lieutenant Commander Philip J Sullivan RANR(S) in command.
HMAS Castlemaine Museum Ship, Williamstown, VIC, Australia

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USS Little Rock CL-92 commissioned

76 years ago today, on 17 June 1945 Cleveland-class light cruisers USS Little Rock CL-92 was commissioned for the first with Capt. William E. Miller in command.
MuseumShip at Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, Buffalo, NY

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HMAS Ovens (S70) laid down

55 years ago today, on 17 June 1966 Oberon-class submarine HMAS Ovens (S70) was laid down at Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Co. Greenock, Scotland.
MuseumShip at WA Maritime Museum, Fremantle, WA, Australia

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