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USS Baylander laid down

28 December 1967, today 50 years ago USS Baylander (IX-514) was laid down at Pacific Coast Engineering Co. Alameda, CA as harbor utility craft YFU-79

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Hoga launched

December 31 1940, 77 years ago today, Navy tug Hoga (YT-146) was launched at Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, NY


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Polaris (Thea Foss) purchased

23 December 1940, today 77 years ago Polaris (the current Thea Foss) was purchased by the United States Navy and converted for naval service by the Winslow Marine Railway and Shipbuilding Co. Inc., Winslow, Washington.

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