Soviet Motor merchant
|Date of attack||23 Oct 1943||Nationality: Soviet|
|Fate||Sunk by U-23 (Rolf-Birger Wahlen)|
|Position||42.22N, 41.35E - Grid CS 1678|
|Complement||21 (11 dead and 10 survivors).|
|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.
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