Allied Warships

ShCh-304

Submarine of the ShCh (Scuka) class

NavyThe Soviet Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassShCh (Scuka) 
Pennant 
Built byBaltiyskiy Zavod (Leningrad, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 189. 
Ordered 
Laid down23 Feb 1930 
Launched2 May 1931 
Commissioned15 Aug 1934 
LostNov 1942 
History

Baltic fleet.

Most likely mined in the Gulf of Finland late October, early-mid November 1942. The last contact with the boat was on 29 October 1942.

 

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Noteable events involving ShCh-304 include:


15 Jun 1942
ShCh-304 fires two torpedoes against the German minesweeper depot ship MRS 12 / Nurnberg (5635 GRT) between Helsinki and Talinn. Both torpedoes missed their target.

16 Jun 1942
ShCh-304 fires a torpedo against the German minesweeper depot ship MRS 12 / N?rnberg (5635 GRT). The torpedo missed its target.

12 Nov 1942
While operating in the Gulf of Finland the Finnish minelayer Ruotsinsalmi reports being attacked four times by a single torpedo on 12 / 13 November 1942 (1745 and 1950 hours on the 12th and 0227 and 0445 hours on the 13th). In the first three attacks the torpedo missed in the last attack the torpedo ran under the ship. This might have been the work of ShCh-304.


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