Allied Warships

USSR Kharkov

Flotilla leader of the Leningrad (Project 1) class

NavyThe Soviet Navy
TypeFlotilla leader
ClassLeningrad (Project 1) 
Pennant 
Built byMarti Yard (Nikolayev, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 198 
Ordered 
Laid down29 Oct 1932 
Launched9 Sep 1934 
Commissioned10 Nov 1938 
Lost6 Oct 1943 
History

Black Sea fleet.

Bombed and sunk south of the Crimea by a German Ju 87 / Stuka divebombers (III./StG.3).

 

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Notable events involving Kharkov include:


3 Aug 1943
When the heavy cruiser Molotov was torpedoed and damaged, the Kharkov hunted the two Italian motor torpedo boats MAS-573 and MAS-568, the last was slightly damaged, but Italians claim to have inflict damaged at the Kharkov with a close launch of depth charges. This is unconfirmed by Russian sources (1)

Sources

  1. Personal communication

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