Ships hit by U-boats


Soviet Patrol Craft (A/S)

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Type:Patrol Craft (A/S) (SC-497)
Tonnage105 tons
Completed1944 - Harris & Parsons Inc, East Greenwich RI 
OwnerSoviet Navy 
Date of attack2 Mar 1945Nationality:      Soviet
FateSunk by U-995 (Hans-Georg Hess)
Position69° 21'N, 33° 38'E - Grid AC 8858
Complement31 officers and men (7 dead and 24 survivors).
History Completed in May 1944 as USS SC-1507 for the US Navy. On 4 July lend-leased to the Soviet Union and on 25 August included in the Soviet Navy as BO-224
Notes on event

At 13.16 hours on 2 March 1945, U-995 fired a Gnat at a group of warships, observed a hit after 7 minutes 32 seconds and the sinking of an escort after a heavy detonation. The ship sunk was BO-224, which was on a submarine hunt together with the Soviet patrol craft BO-222 and BO-226.


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Media links

U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(£ 38.25)

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