Ships hit by U-boats


Tanais

Soviet Motor merchant


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NameTanais
Type:Motor merchant
Tonnage372 tons
Completed1896  
Owner 
Homeport 
Date of attack23 Oct 1943Nationality:      Soviet
 
FateSunk by U-23 (Rolf-Birger Wahlen)
Position42° 22'N, 41° 35'E - Grid CS 1678
Complement21 (11 dead and 10 survivors).
Convoy
Route 
Cargo 
History  
Notes on event

At 00.41 hours on 23 Oct 1943, U-23 fired one torpedo at Tanais lying at anchor off Poti. The explosion blew debris into the air and broke the ship in two. The stern sank immediately and the bow sank a few minutes later.

 

Location of attack on Tanais.

ship sunk.


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