Soviet Torpedo boat
|Type:||Torpedo boat (Shtorm)|
|Completed||1932 - Zavod No 198 (Andre Marti), Nikolaev|
|Date of attack||11 May 1944||Nationality: Soviet|
|Fate||Damaged by U-9 (Klaus Petersen)|
|Position||43° 50'N, 39° 26'E - Grid CL 9187|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Sukhumi - 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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