Allied Warships

D-3 / Krasnovgardeyets

Submarine of the D (Dekabrist) class

NavyThe Soviet Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassD (Dekabrist) 
Pennant 
Built byBaltiyskiy Zavod (Leningrad, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 189. 
Ordered 
Laid down5 Mar 1927 
Launched12 Jul 1929 
Commissioned1 Oct 1931 
Lost10 Jun 1942 
History

Northern Fleet.

Lost after 10 June 1942. Possibly due to mines. All hands lost.

 

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Noteable 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.

6 Dec 1941
Around 1400 hours D-3 attacked a German convoy of the Laksfjord. The Norwegian merchants Moshill (2959 GRT) and Ringar (5013 GRT, both offsite links) are 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)

Sources

  1. Personal communication

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