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SS Jeremiah O'Brien commissioned

on 3 July 1943, Liberty-ship SS Jeremiah O'Brien entered service with the War Shipping Administration.

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USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. decommissioned and struck

48 years ago today, on 2 July 1973, Gearing-class destroyer USS Jospeh P. Kennedy Jr. (DD-850) was decommissioned by her last CO CDR Brian Patrick McCrane, and struck from the Naval Vessel Register.
USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr DD 850 at Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA

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LST-325 decommissioned

On 2 July 1946, LST-325 was decommissioned at Green Cove Springs, Florida, and laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet.

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HMS Fal commissioned

On 2 July 1943, River-class frigate HMS Fal was commissioned.
She was transferred to Burma on 25 May 1947 as UBS Mayu, and has been preserved as a museum ship at Myanmar Naval Training Headquarters

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HMAS Vampire laid down

On 1 July 1953, Australian Daring-class destroyer HMAS Vampire (D11) was laid down at Cockatoo Island Dockyard, Sydney, Australia.

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