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Honour - 'Takao' 1945


Date - 21-July 
Type - Single Ship or Boat Service Actions
Conflict - World War 2; 1939-45 

 
Description The action took place in the Johore Strait off Singapore.

The midget submarines XE1 and XE3 individually attacked and severely damaged the Japanese cruiser Takao with saddle charges. Their respective commanders were each awarded the Victoria Cross.

 

 
 
HM Ships
 XE1 XE3       
         
 
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