Ships hit by U-boats


Soviet Patrol Craft (A/S)

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Type:Patrol Craft (A/S) (BMO class)
Tonnage53 tons
Completed1943 - Zavod No 196 (Sudomekh), Galerniy, Leningrad 
OwnerSoviet Navy 
Date of attack17 Oct 1944Nationality:      Soviet
FateSunk by U-1165 (Hans Homann)
Position59° 27'N, 24° 00'E - Grid AO 3547
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
Routeto Tallinn 
History Commissioned on 18 September 1943 as SK-512 and assigned to the Baltic Fleet, later reclassified BMO-512
Notes on event

At 11.36 hours on 17 October 1944 U-1165 observed a hit with a Gnat on a coastal minesweeper that exploded and sank in the Gulf of Finland. This vessel must have been the BMO-512 which was reported sunk after hitting a mine northwest of Suurupi while en route to Tallinn.


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Media links

U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(£ 38.25)

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