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SS Keewatin maiden voyage

On 14 September 1907, passenger liner SS Keewatin started her maiden voyage.
S.S. Keewatin, Port McNicoll, ON, Canada

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SS Rotterdam launched

On 13 September 1958, former ocean liner and cruise ship SS Rotterdam was launched at Rotterdam Drydock Co, Rotterdam Netherlands, sponsored by HM Queen Juliana.

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HMAS Diamantina K377 ceremony

On 13 September 1945, River-class frigate HMAS Diamantina K377 was involved in the surrender of Nauru Island for which the ceremony took place on her quarterdeck.

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Hero commissioned

On 10 September 1968, Yugoslav submarine Heroj (P821) was commissioned, Corvette Captain Tomislav Draskovic in command.

 

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Tarmo launched

On 9 September 1907, Finnish icebreaker Tarmo was launched at Sir W.G. Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

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HMAS Gladstone P216 commissioned

On 8 September 1984 Fremantle-class patrol boat, HMAS Gladstone P216 was commissioned, Lieutenant Commander GW Sproule in command.

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Icebreaker Stettin launched

On 7 September 1933, German steam icebreaker SS Stettin was launched at the Stettiner Oderwerke shipyard in Stettin, Germany.
Dampf-Eisbrecher Stettin e.V., Hamburg, Germany

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HDMS Peder Skram (F352) accidentally fires

On 6 September 1982 Danish Peder Skram-class frigate, HDMS Peder Skram (F352) accidentally fires harpoon missile during maneuvers in the Kattegat. The missile traveled 34 kilometers at low level, severing several power lines before striking some trees after which it exploded. The fireball and subsequent shock wave destroyed four unoccupied summer cottages and damaged a further 130 buildings in the immediate vicinity. No human injury was reported.

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USCGC Bittersweet (WLB-389) transferred

On 5 September 1997, Iris-class 180-foot buoy tender USCGC Bittersweet (WLB-389) was transferred to Estonia as 'Valvas' (PVL-109), and is now a museum ship in Tallinn, Estonia.

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USS McAnn launched

On 5 September 1943, Cannon-class destroyer escort, USS McAnn (DE-179) was launched at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, Newark, New Jersey.
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