Allied Warships

M-122

Submarine of the M (Malyutka) class

NavyThe Soviet Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassM (Malyutka) 
Pennant 
Built byKrasnoye Sormovo (Gorkiy, U.S.S.R) / Yard 112 
Ordered 
Laid down28 May 1940 
Launched12 Feb 1941 
Commissioned1 Aug 1942 
Lost14 May 1943 
Loss position69° 56'N, 32° 53'E
History

Northern fleet.

Completed at Molotovsk at Yard No.402.
M-122 had left base on 12 May 1943.
Most likely sunk on 14 May 1943 by German aircraft off the Rybachiy peninsula in position 69.56N, 32.53E.
Might also have been mined.

 

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Notable events involving M-122 include:


16 Mar 1943
M-122 torpedoed and sank the German merchant Johannisberger (4533 GRT, former French Lyon) off the Varangerfjord about 15 nautical miles east of Vadso, Norway in position 70°12'N, 30°51'E.

29 Mar 1943
M-122 fires two torpedoes against ' what is identified as ' a merchant of 6000 tons off Kiberg, Norway. Both torpedoes missed their target.

17 Apr 1943
M-122 fires two torpedoes against the German naval auxiliary Giselau off Kiberg, Norway. Both torpedoes missed their target.


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