Ships hit by U-boats


KT-806

Soviet Coastal minesweeper


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NameKT-806
Type:Coastal minesweeper (R class)
Tonnage26 tons
Completed1937 - Zavod No 341, Rybinsk 
OwnerSoviet Navy 
Homeport 
Date of attack30 Jul 1944Nationality:      Soviet
 
FateDamaged by U-481 (Klaus Andersen)
Position59° 33'N, 27° 24'E - Grid AO 3666
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
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History Completed as MU-41 for the VVMU and used as training vessel by the Frunze Naval Academy. On 25 July 1941 assigned to the Baltic Fleet and converted to the minesweeper No. 1106. After participating in the evacuation of Tallinn to Kronstadt the vessel was renamed KT-41 on 7 September 1941. On 26 February 1942 renamed KT-806
Notes on event

At 17.36 hours on 30 July 1944 U-481 fired a Gnat at group of coastal minesweepers in the Narva Bay and observed a hit after 35 seconds and saw the KT-804 sink. At 17.40 hours, a second Gnat was fired that detonated after 1 minutes 55 seconds. Andersen could not observe the sinking of KT-807, but he saw how the damaged KT-806 was towed away. The U-boat later found wreckage in the area.

KT-806 was repaired and returned to service as KT-376 on 6 October 1944.

 

Location of attack on KT-806.

ship damaged.


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