D-3 / Krasnovgardeyets
Submarine of the D (Dekabrist) class
|Navy||The Soviet Navy|
|Built by||Baltiyskiy Zavod (Leningrad, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 189.|
|Laid down||5 Mar 1927|
|Launched||12 Jul 1929|
|Commissioned||1 Oct 1931|
|Lost||10 Jun 1942|
Lost after 10 June 1942. Possibly due to mines. All hands lost.
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Notable events involving D-3 / Krasnovgardeyets include:
Under command of Kpt-Ltn.F.V.Konstantinov ,later Kpt.3rank M.A.Bibeev 8 war patrols (138 days total) , 12 attacks used 32 torpedoed (1)
19 Aug 1941
Around 2300 hours D-3 attacked a German convoy of the Persfjord without result.
26 Sep 1941
Around 1130 hours D-3 attacked a merchant of the Kongsfjord without result.
27 Sep 1941
Around 1200 hours D-3 attacked a merchant of the Tanafjord without result.
30 Sep 1941
Around 1400 hours D-3 attacked a merchant of the Tanafjord without result.
11 Oct 1941
Around 1430 hours D-3 attacked a merchant of the Kongsfjord without result.
28 Nov 1941
Around 1400 hours D-3 attacked a German convoy of the Porsangerfjord in position 70°54'N, 26°15'E without result.
5 Dec 1941
Around 1300 hours D-3 attacked a German convoy of the Kongsfjord in position 70°59'N, 26°36'E. The German merchant Leuna (6856 GRT) is missed by the torpedoes fired.
14 Mar 1942
Around 1340 hours D-3 attacked the German auxiliary minesweeper M 1504 of the Tanafjord. The torpedoes fired missed their target and D-3 is counter-attacked by the German auxiliary anti-submarine trawlers UJ 1108 and UJ 1109.
2 May 1942
Around 2115 hours D-3 attacks the a German convoy off Harbaken, Norway. The torpedoes fired missed the German merchant Iris (3232 GRT).
16 May 1942
Around 1220 hours D-3 attacked a German convoy of the Bosfjord without result.
17 May 1942
Around 1445 hours D-3 attacked a German convoy off Makkaur, Norway. The Norwegian merchant Hallingdal (3180 G~ GRT, offsite link) is missed by the torpedoes fired.
10 Jun 1942
D-3 Krasnogvardeets [not Krasnovgardeyets!] was lost after 06 June, 1942. Possible reasons of loss - mine field "Bantos-A" north to Rybachy peninsula or mine field "Schpeer III" off Berlevog. (1)
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