Soviet Steam trawler
|Completed||1932 - Zavod No 190 (A. Zhdanov), Leningrad|
|Date of attack||17 Jan 1942||Nationality: Soviet|
|Fate||Sunk by U-454 (Burckhard Hackländer)|
|Position||68° 41'N, 38° 58'E - Grid AW 2244|
|Complement||34 (2 dead and 32 survivors).|
|Route||Murmansk - fishing grounds|
|Notes on event|
At 06.32 hours on 17 Jan 1942, U-454 fired one torpedo at the RT-68 Enisej 78 miles north of Kanin Nos and observed one hit amidships. The trawler had been missed by a spread of two torpedoes at 06.03 hours. The forepart broke off and sank while the stern remained afloat and was sunk by a coup de grâce at 06.43 hours. The survivors, four of them wounded, reached Vargina Guba in their lifeboats.
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