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USS Kidd DD-661 decommissioned

57 years ago today, on 19 June 1964 Fletcher-class destroyer USS Kidd DD-661 was decommissioned for the 2nd time.
USS Kidd Veterans Museum, Baton Rouge, LA

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SS Jeremiah O'Brien launched

78 years ago today, on 19 June 1943 Liberty ship SS Jeremiah O'Brien was launched at New England Shipbuilding corp.
SS Jeremiah O'Brine National Liberty Ship Memorial, San Francisco, CA

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Flore (S645) keel laid

63 years ago today, on 19 June 1958 French Daphne class submarine Flore (S645) keel was laid at Direction des Constructions et Armes navales (DCAN) of Cherbourg.
Sous-marin Flore-S645 & son musée, Lorient, France

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USS Tang (SS-563) launched

70 years ago today, on 19 June 1951 Tang-class submarine USS Tang (SS-563) was launched at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard sponsored by Mrs. Ernestine O'Kane, the wife of Richard H. O'Kane.
She was leased (later sold) to Turkey on 8 February 1980 as TCG Pirireis (S343), and is now a museum ship in Izmir, Turkey.

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EML Lembit laid down

86 years ago today, on 19 June 1935, Estonian Kalev-class EML Lembit was laid down at Vickers and Armstrongs Ltd., United Kingdom.
MuseumShip at Lennusadam, Tallinn, Estonia

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USS Arizona BB-39 launched

On 19 June 1915 Pennsylvania-class battleship USS Arizona BB-39 was launched at Brooklyn Navy Yard, sponsored by Esther Ross, the daughter of an Arizona pioneer family.
Pearl Harbor National Memorial, Honolulu, HI

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