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HMS Plym (K 271), a River-class anti-submarine frigate built for the Royal Navy was vaporized in Britain's first A-bomb explosion off the Monte Bello Islands, Australia, on the day tea rationing was lifted in the United Kingdom (October 3, 1952). [Croll]

 

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