12 January 1968, today 50 years ago today, A-class submarine HMS Alliance (P417) ran aground on Bembridge Ledge off the Isle of Wight but was subsequently refloated with the help of Admiralty tugs.
11 January 1995, today 23 years ago USS Ainsworth (FF-1090) was struck from the Naval Vessel Register. She was transferred to Turkey a year earlier as TCG Ege, was decommissioned on March 21 2005 and is now a museum ship in Izmir, Turkey.
11 January 1954, today 64 years ago HMY Britannia commissioned with Captain J.S. Dalglish in command
10 January 2001, today 17 years ago USS LST 325 arrived in Mobile, AL after a 6500 mile journey from Crete, Greece
10 January 1991, today 27 years ago Dutch Potvis-class HNLMS Tonijn (S805) was decommissioned, now a museum ship in Den Helder, Netherlands