T-387 (No 331)
Soviet Coastal minesweeper
|Name||T-387 (No 331)|
|Type:||Coastal minesweeper (MT-class)|
|Completed||1944 - Zavod No 189 (Ordzhonikidze), Leningrad|
|Date of attack||28 Nov 1944||Nationality: Soviet|
|Fate||Sunk by U-481 (Klaus Andersen)|
|Position||59° 25'N, 24° 03'E - Grid AO 3548|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Roomassaare - Rohuküla - Tallinn|
|History||Laid down on 29 February 1944, commissioned on 20 October 1944 and participated in the Moonsund Landing Operation as part of the Baltic Fleet. |
|Notes on event|
At 12.00 and 12.25 hours on 28 November 1944, U-481 fired two Gnats at several small Soviet warships about 3 miles north of Pakri lighthouse in the Gulf of Finland and reported a hit on a minelayer. The convoy consisted of two minesweepers in tow of two others, escorted by six PT boats. T-387 (No 331) was hit and sunk while in tow.
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