Ships hit by U-boats


SKA-0376

Soviet Patrol Craft (A/S)


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NameSKA-0376
Type:Patrol Craft (A/S) (MO 4-class)
Tonnage56 tons
Completed1944  
OwnerSoviet Navy 
Homeport 
Date of attack12 May 1944Nationality:      Soviet
 
FateSunk by U-24 (Martin Landt-Hayen)
Position41.58N, 41.27E - Grid CS 1678
Complement21 officers and men (20 dead and 1 survivor).
Convoy
Route 
Cargo 
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 boardWe have details of 3 people who were on board

Location of attack on SKA-0376.

ship sunk.


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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor

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