Ships hit by U-boats


RPT-3

Soviet Motor torpedo boat


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NameRPT-3
Type:Motor torpedo boat
Tonnage35 tons
Completed1942 - Higgins Industries, New Orleans 
OwnerSoviet Navy 
Homeport 
Date of attack28 Feb 1943Nationality:      Soviet
 
FateSunk by U-405 (Rolf-Heinrich Hopman)
Position59° 49'N, 34° 43'W - Grid AK 1384
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
ConvoyHX-227 (straggler)
Route 
Cargo 
History Laid down as American USS PT-87 on 13 May 1942, launched on 22 October and completed on 13 December. In February 1943 lend-leased to the Sovietunion as RPT-3
Notes on event

The RPT-3 was on transfer from the USA to the Soviet Northern Fleet aboard the Wade Hampton and was lost on 28 Feb 1943, when this ship was sunk by U-405 as straggler from convoy HX-227.

 

Location of attack on RPT-3.

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