Ships hit by U-boats


Chaika

Soviet Motor boat


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NameChaika
Type:Motor boat
Tonnage80 tons
Completed1933 - Arkangelsk 
OwnerGlavsevrybprom, Arkhangelsk 
HomeportArkangelsk 
Date of attack22 Aug 1942Nationality:      Soviet
 
FateSunk by U-456 (Max-Martin Teichert)
Position - Grid AT 4379
Complement0 (0 dead - no survivors)
Convoy
Route 
CargoNone 
History  
Notes on event

On 22 Aug 1942, U-456 found the Chaika that was anchored off the Matyuschev Isle west of the Matochkin Strait and at 23.00 hours took her in tow unnoticed by the Soviets. After searching the boat she was sunk by scuttling charges. Nothing valuable was found exept of four infantry guns.

 


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