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Schorpioen launched

On 18 January 1868, Dutch Schorpioen-class ironclad ram ship HNLMS Schorpioen , was launched at Forges et Chantiers de la Méditerranée, La Seyne-sur-Mer, France.
Museum ship at Marinemuseum, Den Helder, Netherlands

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Lionfish decommissioned

On 16 January 1946, Balao-class submarine USS Lionfish (SS-298) was decommissioned for the first time at the Mare Island Navy Yard.
USS Lionfish SS298 at Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA

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Acacia laid down

On 16 January 1944, USCGC Acacia - (WLB-406) was laid down at, Zenith Dredge Co., Duluth, Minnesota.
Museum ship at SS city of Milwaukee, Manistee, MI

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Alliance runs aground

On 13 January 1968, Amphion-class submarine HMS Alliance (P417) ran aground on Bembridge Ledge off the Isle of Wight. Three days later she was refloated with the help of Admiralty tugs.
Royal Navy Submarine Museum at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth, UK

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Missouri struck

On 12 January 1995, Iowa-class battleship USS Missouri (BB-63) was struck from the Naval Vessel Register.
Battleship Missouri Memorial, Honolulu, HI

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