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Wisconsin recommissioned

On 22 October 1988, Iowa-class battleship USS Wisconsin BB-64 was commissioned for the third and last time with Captain Jerry M Blesch in command.
Museum ship at Nauticus, Norfolk, VA

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Constitution launched

223 years ago todat, on 21 October 1797 wooden-hulled, three-masted heavy frigate USS Constitution was launched at Edmund Hartt's shipyard, Boston, MA

USS Constitution fires a 17-gun salute.

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Belfast becomes museum ship

On 21 October 1971, Town-class light cruiser HMS Belfast (C35) became a museum ship on Trafalgar Day.
Museum ship HMS Belfast, London, UK

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Soldek entered service

On 21 October 1949, Polish coal and ore freighter SS Soldek entered service for Polska Żegluga Morska.
Now a museum ship at Narodowe Muzeum Morskie w Gdansku,  Gdansk, Poland.

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Medusa launched

On 20 October 1943, Harbour Defence Motor Launch HMS Medusa was launched at R A Newman and Sons in Hamworthy, Poole, Dorset, UK.
Now a museum ship in Gosport, UK

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