Soviet Patrol Craft (A/S)
|Type:||Patrol Craft (A/S) (MO 4-class)|
|Date of attack||12 May 1944||Nationality: Soviet|
|Fate||Sunk by U-24 (Martin Landt-Hayen)|
|Position||41° 58'N, 41° 27'E - Grid CS 1678|
|Complement||21 officers and men (20 dead and 1 survivor).|
|History||Launched in February 1944, commissioned as MO-376 Buzulukskiy Komsomolets on 7 April 1944 and assigned as SKA-0376 to the Black Sea Fleet on 7 May 1944. |
|Notes on event|
At 23.23 hours on 12 May 1944, U-24 fired a torpedo at two escorts about 15 miles southwest of Poti, observed a hit amidships after 67 seconds and heard how five depth charges detonated when the vessel sank. The vessel hit was the only recently commissioned SKA-0376 (SLt Viktor Shpon’ko), which exploded and sank immediately after being torpedoed.
|On board||We have details of 3 people who were on board.|
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