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- The British Chief of Naval Staff called for a suitable coastal escort vessel capable of being fitted for minesweeping. ww2dbase [Flower-class | AC]
- Bruce Fraser was made a Companion of the Order of the Bath. ww2dbase [Bruce Fraser | CPC]
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