Allied Warships

S-55

Submarine of the S (Stalinec) class

NavyThe Soviet Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassS (Stalinec) 
Pennant 
Built byDalzavod (Vladivostok, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 202 
Ordered 
Laid down24 Nov 1936 
Launched27 Nov 1939 
Commissioned25 Jul 1941 
LostDec 1943 
History

Pacific fleet, later Northern fleet.

Lost by unknown reasons with all hands (52 men). Possiby sunk during an attack by German submarine chasers near Gambiki on 4 December or mined.

 

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Notable events involving S-55 include:


29 Mar 1943
S-55 possibly torpedoed and sank the German merchant Ajax (2297 GRT) off the Kongsfjord in position 70°49'N, 29°30'E.

I have also seen this ship listed as being sunk by S-101.

29 Apr 1943
S-55 torpedoed and sank the German merchant Sturzsee (708 BRT) off Nordkyn.

12 Oct 1943
S-55 torpedoed and sank the German Ammerland (5381 BRT) off the Porsangerfjord in position 70°59'N, 26°26'E.


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