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At random: The first submarine which actually sank another enemy vessel under combat conditions was the CSS HUNLEY built during the Civil War. The Union frigate HOUSATONIC on blockade station off Charleston, S. C. was the victim. The incident occurred on February 17, 1864.
7-19/20 history
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fortyrod
Posted 2018-07-19 3:28 AM (#89693)
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Subject: 7-19/20 history

Atlantic 07/19/58: The USS Piper (SS-409) runs aground on a sandbar off Province town, Massachusetts, but is pulled free after seven hours with minor damage.

7-20-1960 In first launch of Polaris missile, USS George Washington (SSBN 598) successfully fires 2 operational Polaris missiles while submerged off Florida.

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