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USS Constellation (IX-20) commissioned

On 28 July 1855 sloop-of-war USS Constellation (IX-20) was commissioned with Capt. Charles H Bell in Command

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SS John W. Brown laid down

On 28 July 1942. Liberty ship SS John W. Brown was laid down at Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard, Baltimore, Maryland.
Here seen in 1964 as New York City's Metropolitan Vocational High School in which capacity she served from 1946 to mid 1982.
SS John W. Brown (Project Liberty Ship), Baltimore, MD

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HMS Alliance (P-417) launched

On 28 July 1945 Amphion-class or Acheron-class submarine HMS Alliance (P-417 ) was launched at Vickers Armstrong

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HMAS Gladstone P-216 launched

On 28 July 1984 Fremantle-class patrol boat HMAS Gladstone P-216 was launched at North Queensland Engineers and Agents. Launching Lady: Senator Lady Florence Bjelke-Petersen
MuseumShip at Gladstone Maritime Museum. Gladstone, QLD, Australia

 

 

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HMCS Onondaga (S73) decommissioned

On 28 July 2000 Oberon class submarine HMCS Onondaga (S73) was decommissioned by her last CO LCdr A.R. Wamback
MuseumShip at Site historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Père, Rimouski, QC, Canada

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