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John W. Brown listed on NRHP

On 17 November 1997, Liberty ship SS John W. Brown was listed on the National Register for Historic Places
SS John W. Brown (Project Liberty Ship), Baltimore, MD

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Fire Fighter commissioned

On 16 November 1938, Fireboat Fire Fighter was commissioned with the New York City Fire Department, Engine 57 at Pier 1 in the Battery, which would later be organized as Marine Unit 1.
Fireboat Fire Fighter, Greenport, NY

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Mercuur struck from Dutch Naval Register

On 16 November 1989, HNLMS Mercuur (A-856) was struck from the Dutch Naval Register.
She was built as AM-483 at Peterson Builders Inc., Sturgeon Bay, WI in 1953, and transferred to the Netherlands as 'Onverschrokken' (M 886) (Renamed Mercuur and reclassified A-856, 11 May 1973)
Now a museum ship in Vlissingen, Netherlands.

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Potomac decommissioned

On 15 November 1945, Thetis-class patrol boat USS Potomac (AG-25) was decommissioned by President Truman who chose the larger USS Williamsburg as his presidential yacht.
USS Potomac, Oakland, CA

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PT-305 decommissioned

On 15 November 1945, PT-305 was decommissioned by her final commanding officer, Lieutenant Junior Grade Richard Hamilton.
Museum ship at The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, LA

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