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USS LST-1141 decommissioned

On 24 August 1949, USS LST-1141 was decommissioned at San Diego, CA and laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet
She was transferred to Thailand on 12 March 1970 and renamed HTMS Lanta (LST-4)
Now a MuseumShip at Sai Thai, Mueang Krabi District, Thailand

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Sundew commissioned

On 24 August 1944, Iris (C-class) USCGC Sundew was commissioned.

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HMS Belfast (C35) was decommissioned

On 24 August 1963 Town-class light cruiser HMS Belfast (C35) was decommissioned

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USS Constellation (IX-20) recommissioned

On 24 August 1940 sloop-of-war USS Constellation (IX-20) was recommissioned.

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USS Requin SS-481 laid down

On 24 August 1944 Tench-class submarine USS Requin SS-481 was laid down at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery ME

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USCGC Comanche WMEC-202 laid down

On 24 August 1944 auxiliary ocean-going tug USCGC Comanche WMEC-202 (ex. USS Wampanoag) laid down at Gulfport Boiler and Welding Works. Port Arthur, TX.

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SS John W. Brown steams under own power first time in 45 years

On 24 August 1991 Liberty ship SS John W. Brown steamed under her own power for the first time in 45 years.

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