Ships hit by U-boats


Soviet Motor boat

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Type:Motor boat
Tonnage80 tons
Completed1933 - Arkangelsk 
OwnerGlavsevrybprom, Arkhangelsk 
Date of attack22 Aug 1942Nationality:      Soviet
FateSunk by U-456 (Max-Martin Teichert)
Position73° 30'N, 54° 00'E - Grid AT 4379
Complement0 (0 dead - no survivors)
Notes on event

On 22 August 1942 U-456 discovered the Chaika that was anchored off the Matyuschev Isle near the western entrance of the Matochkin Strait and at 23.00 hours took her in tow unnoticed by the Soviets. After searching the boat she was sunk by scuttling charges. Nothing valuable was found exept of four infantry guns.


Location of attack on Chaika.

ship sunk.

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