Allied Warships

M-176

Submarine of the M (Malyutka) class

NavyThe Soviet Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassM (Malyutka) 
Pennant 
Built bySudomekh (Leningrad, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 196 
Ordered 
Laid down29 May 1937 
Launched12 Oct 1937 
Commissioned11 Oct 1938 
LostJul 1942 
History

Northern fleet.

M-176 was most likely mined on or around 3 July 1942 in a German defensive mine barrage off the Verangerfjord. She had departed base on 21 June and was not seen again.

 

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Notable events involving M-176 include:


3 Oct 1941
M-176 fires two torpedoes against ' what is identified as ' a merchant of 5000 tons off the Varangerfjord near Ekkeroy. Both torpedoes missed their target.

1 Apr 1942
M-176 fires a torpedo against ' what is identified as ' a merchant of 3500 tons off the Varangerfjord. The torpedo misses its target.

3 Apr 1942
M-176 fires a torpedo against ' what is identified as ' a merchant of 5000 tons off the Varangerfjord. The torpedo misses its target.

10 Apr 1942
M-176 fires two torpedoes against ' what is identified as ' a merchant of 8000 tons off the Varangerfjord. The torpedoes missed their target.

25 Apr 1942
M-176 fires two torpedoes against ' what is identified as ' a merchant of 10000 tons off the Varangerfjord. The torpedoes missed their target.

14 May 1942
M-176 fires two torpedoes against ' what is identified as ' a merchant of 10000 tons off the Varangerfjord. The torpedoes missed their target(s).

19 May 1942
M-176 fires two torpedoes against the German hospital ship Birka (1000 GRT) off Makkaur. Both torpedoes missed their target.

27 May 1942
M-176 fires two torpedoes against ' what is identified as ' a submarine off the Varangerfjord. Both torpedoes missed their target.


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