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What ship, formerly called USS "Phoenix" which saw action in World War II, became the first to be sunk by a.............

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What ship, formerly called USS "Phoenix" which saw action in World War II, became the first to be sunk by a nuclear-powered submarine, in 1982?

posted Jun 18, 2019 by Deepak Chitragar

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The Argentine cruiser "General Belgrano"
The ship became the ARA General Belgrano when it was sold to Argentina in 1951. It was sunk by the Royal Navy submarine HMS Conqueror. In 1971 the INS Khukri was the first ship to be sunk in action by a submarine since World War II.

answer Jun 21, 2019 by Navya
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