Soviet Motor tanker
|Completed||1929 - Zavod No 198 (Andre Marti), Nikolaev|
|Date of attack||30 Jul 1943||Nationality: Soviet|
|Fate||A total loss by U-24 (Klaus Petersen)|
|Position||Grid CL 9497|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
Laid down as Krasnyj Nikolaev, launched as Embaneft and completed in September 1929. 1934 transferred to Sovtanker and renamed Emba
|Notes on event|
At 18.46 hours on 30 Jul, 1943, U-24 fired two torpedoes into the harbour of Suchumi. Both torpedoes struck the Emba, which was moored at the quay off the Suchumi Lighthouse as a stationary storeship and was completely destroyed.
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