Allied Warships

ShCh-305

Submarine of the ShCh (Scuka) class

NavyThe Soviet Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassShCh (Scuka) 
Pennant 
Built byA. Marti (Leningrad, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 194 
Ordered 
Laid downNov 1932 
Launched31 Dec 1933 
Commissioned19 Jul 1935 
Lost5 Nov 1942 
Loss position60° 03'N, 19° 12'E
History

Baltic fleet.

Rammed and sunk by the Finnish submarine Vetehinen off Aland, Finland in position 60º03'N, 19º12'E.

 

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Noteable events involving ShCh-305 include:


28 Jun 1941
ShCh-305 fires a torpedo against ' what is identified as ' a Finnish submarine of the Vesihiisi-class off Orengrund. The torpedo missed its target.

3 Jul 2007
In Mid-2007 ShCh-305 was found at a depth of 136 meters, off Grisslehamn (Sweden) last autumn by a team of Swedish and Finnish divers. It has been positively identified through brass markings on the tower. The exact location is not disclosed, all information has been passed on to Swedish authorities, since it is to be treated as a war cemetery.

See also: this website
and this website (both offsite links, note that first link is to a website in Swedish). (1)

Sources

  1. Personal communication

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