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The Attack on the SS Dorothy Phillips

On 24 December 1941, off Montereyn the Japanese submarine I-23's lookouts sight a ship that at first they identify as an old gunboat, but later recognize as a steamship. The I-23 then shells and damages the 2,119-ton American steamship DOROTHY PHILLIPS' rudder and she runs aground.


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