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USS Sarsfield laid down

January 15 1945, 73 years ago today, Gearing-class destroyer USS Sarsfield (DD-837) was laid down at Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine. She was transferred to Taiwan on 1 October 1977 and is now a museum ship in Tainan City, Taiwan

 

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USS Hornet decommissioned

15 January 1947, today 71 years ago USS Hornet CV-12 was decommissioned in San Francisco and joined the Pacific Reserve Fleet.

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USS Charette decommissioned

15 January 1947, today 71 years ago USS Charette DD-581 was decommissioned. She was transferred to Greece as Velos (D16) on 16 June 1959. She is now a museum ship at the Naval Tradition Park at Palaio Faliro, near Athens, Greece

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Gorch Fock I laid down

January 14 1933, 85 yeas ago today, German barque Gorch Fock I was laid down at Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, Germany.

 

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USS LCS(L)(3)-102 laid down

13 January 1945, today 73 years ago USS LCS(L)(3)-102 was laid down at Commercial Iron works, Portland, OR. In this picture she is shown as the Thai HTMS Nakha LSSL-751

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