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PT-617 completed

On 21 September 1945, Motor Torpedo Boat PT-617 was completed at Electric Boat Co., Bayonne, NJ. The boat was assigned to MTB Squadron 42 and slated for service with the Pacific Fleet, but this was later cancelled.

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SS Robin launched

On 16 September 1890, steam coaster SS Robin was launched at Mackenzie, MacAlpine & Co, then Robert Thomson, Orchard House Yard, Blackwall, London.

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USCGC Bittersweet (WLB-389) laid down

On 16 September 1943, Iris-class 180-foot buoy tender USCGC Bittersweet (WLB-389) was laid down at the Zenith Dredge Company, Duluth, Minnesota. She was transferred to Estonia on 5 September 1997 as 'Valvas' (PVL-109), and is now a museum ship in Tallinn, Estonia.

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USS Alabama (BB-60) arrives in Mobile

On 14 September 1964, South Dakota-class battleship USS Alabama (BB-60) arrived in Mobile Bay, after being towed from the Pacific Reserve Fleet in Bremerton.
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile, AL

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Requin arrives in Pittsburgh

On September 4 1990, the Tench-class submarine USS Requin, arrives in Pittsburgh at the Carnegie Science Center.

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USS Cavalla SS-244 decommissioned

On 3 September 1952 Gato-class submarine USS Cavalla SS-244 was decommissioned for the second time

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SS Rotterdam maiden voyage

On 3 September 1959 former ocean liner and cruise ship SS Rotterdam started her maiden voyage to New York.

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Leitha opens as museum

On 20 August 2010, Austro-Hungarian river monitor 'Leitha' opened as a museum
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Turner Joy commissioned

On 3 August 1959 Forrest Sherman-class destroyer USS Turner Joy (DD-951) was commissioned, Cdr. Ralph Strafford Wentworth Jr. in command.
USS Turner Joy, Bremerton, WA

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USS Hazard (AM-240) decommissioned

On 27 July 1946 Admirable-class minesweeper USS Hazard (AM-240) was decommissioned.

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