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Whyalla museum opened

On 29 October 1988, Whyalla Maritime Museum opened with Bathurst-class corvettes HMAS Whyalla (J153) as a centerpiece.
Whyalla City Council, SA, Austraila

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Wilhelm Bauer laid down

On 28 October 1944, Germany's type XXI U-boat U-2540 (Wilhelm Bauer) was laid down at Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, Germany.
Museum ship at Deutsches Schifffahrtmuseum, Bremerhaven, Germany

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Elissa launched

On 27 October 1877, three-masted barque Elissa was launched at Alexander Hall & Co. in Aberdeen Scotland
Museum ship in Galveston, TX

The Galveston Historical Foundation's restored 1877 Tall Ship Elissa sails along the Texas coast in the Gulf of Mexico outside the Galveston jetties on the last of her Spring 2008

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USS Midway keel laid

On 27 October 1943, Midway-class aircraft carrier USS Midway CV-41 was laid down at Newport News Shipbuilding
Museum ship in San Diego, CA

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LST-325 launched

On 27 October 1942, tank landing ship USS LST-325 was launched at Philadelphia Navy Yard.
Museum ship in Evansville, IN

BOSTON - Coast Guard along with other federal, state and local agencies with the help of LST 325 escorted the USS Constitution in Boston Harbor today during its annual turnaround.  The LST 325 will also be part of the WWII Commemoration Ceremony held June 18th at Charlestown Navy Yard where shipmates from WWII will be reunited and honored.Coast Guard photo by PA3 Kelly Newlin

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