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Badger entered service

On 21 March 1953, Lake Michigan carferry SS Badger entered service for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
SS Badger: Lake Michigan Carferry, Ludington, MI

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Cod SS-224 launched

On 21 March 1943 Gato-class submarine USS Cod SS-224 was launched at Electric Boat Company, Groton, CT, sponsored by Mrs. G.M. Mahoney.
MuseumShip at USS Cod Submarine Memorial, Cleveland, OH

cod launch

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RRS Discovery launched

On 21 March 1901 RRS Discovery was launched into the Firth of Tay by Lady Markham, the wife of Sir Clements Markham, President of the Royal Geographical Society. at Dundee Shipbuilders Company, Dundee.
MuseumShip at Discovery Point and RRS Discovery, Dundee, UK

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Lightship Noord Hinder decommissioned

On 21 March 1994 the last Dutch Lightship Noord Hinder (Lightship #12) was decommissioned.
Lichtschip 12 Noord Hinder, Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands


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Ege (F-256) decommissioned

On 21 March 2005 Knox-class frigate TCG Ege (F-256) was decommissioned.
MuseumShip in Izmir, Turkey

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Abraham Crijnssen laid down

On 21 March 1936 Dutch Jan van Amstel-class minesweeper HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen was laid down at Gusto Shipyard, Schiedam, Netherlands.
MuseumShip at Marinemuseum, Den Helder, Netherlands

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