Allied Warships

M-118

Submarine of the M (Malyutka) class

NavyThe Soviet Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassM (Malyutka) 
Pennant 
Built byKrasnoye Sormovo (Gorkiy, U.S.S.R) / Yard 112 and Marti Yard (Nikolayev, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 198 
Ordered 
Laid down29 Oct 1940 
Launched12 Apr 1941 
Commissioned8 Nov 1941 
Lost1 Oct 1942 
Loss position45° 53'N, 30° 19'E
History

Black Sea fleet.

Sunk off Cape Burnas in position 45º53'N, 30º19'E by the Romanian minesweepers Sublocotenant Ghiculescu and Locotenant-Commandor Stihi Eugen on 1 October 1942.

 

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Notable events involving M-118 include:


7 Aug 1942
M-118 attacked a convoy firing two torpedoes at ' what is identified as ' a merchant of 7000 tons about 17 nautical miles east of the mouth of the Sulina river, Romania in position 45°09'N, 30°05'E. Both torpedoed missed their target. (1)

1 Oct 1942
M-118 torpedoed and sank the German transport Salzburg (1742 GRT) east of Lake Shahany, Ukraine in position 45°54'N, 30°19'E.

The Salzburg has some 2000 Russian POW's on board.

M-118 is sunk following this attack.

Sources

  1. Personal communication

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