19 Jul 1939

United Kingdom
  • British light cruiser HMS Mauritius was launched at the Swan Hunter shipyard in Wallsend, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Wallsend, England | CPC]
  • HMS Mauritius was launched at Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Mauritius | Newcastle upon Tyne, England | CPC]
United States
  • The keel of submarine Tuna was laid down. ww2dbase [Tuna | CPC]

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