Submarine of the L (Leninec) class
|Navy||The Soviet Navy|
|Mod||3rd group (Type XIII)|
|Built by||Baltiyskiy Zavod (Leningrad, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 189 and Dalzavod (Vladivostok, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 202|
|Laid down||5 Nov 1935|
|Launched||26 Dec 1936|
|Commissioned||6 Nov 1938|
Pacific fleet, later Northern fleet.
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Notable events involving L-15 include:
26 Sep 1942
L-15 and L-16 depart from Petropavlovsk to join the Russian Northern fleet through Dutch Harbor, Alaska, San Francisco, California, the Panama Canal, Halifax, Canada and the United Kingdom.
After repairs at Greenock, Scotland, L-15 joins the Northern fleet.
15 Aug 1943
L-15 lays a minefield off the Altafjord.
18 Aug 1943
L-15 attacked a German convoy of the Syltefjord in position 70°48'N, 29°26'E. She fires three torpedoes against what is identified as an auxiliary minesweeper. All torpedoes however missed their target.
22 Nov 1943
L-15 fires six torpedoes against what is identified as a German minelayer off the Porsangerfjord. All torpedoes missed their target.
24 Nov 1943
L-15 fires three torpedoes against what is identified as a German auxiliary minesweeper off the Porsangerfjord. All torpedoes missed their target.
24 Apr 1944
The German auxiliary patrol vessel NH 24 is sunk when she hits a mine of the Altafjord in position 71°01'N, 24°00'E. The mine was most likely laid by the Soviet submarine L-15 on 15 August 1943.
17 Jul 1944
L-15 lays of minefield off the Rolvs?y Fjord, northern Norway.
15 Aug 1944
L-15 fires 6 torpedoed against what is identified as a German destroyer off the Laksfjord. All torpedoed missed their target.