Ships hit by U-boats


Soviet Torpedo boat

Type:Torpedo boat (Shtorm)
Tonnage412 tons
Completed1932 - Zavod No 198 (Andre Marti), Nikolaev 
OwnerSoviet Navy 
Date of attack11 May 1944Nationality:      Soviet
FateDamaged by U-9 (Klaus Petersen)
Position43° 50'N, 39° 26'E - Grid CL 9187
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
RouteSukhumi - Tuapse 
History Completed in October 1932 
Notes on event

At 16.32 hours on 11 May 1944, U-9 fired a Gnat at a convoy consisting of a tanker, a torpedo boat, a minesweeper and seven smaller escorts covered by three MBR flying boats and observed a heavy detonation after 2 minutes 31 seconds. The Shtorm was damaged by the torpedo, but remained afloat and was towed into port.


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