Submarine of the M (Malyutka) class
|Navy||The Soviet Navy|
|Mod||3rd group (Type XII)|
|Built by||Krasnoye Sormovo (Gorkiy, U.S.S.R) / Yard 112 and Marti Yard (Nikolayev, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 198|
|Laid down||29 Oct 1940|
|Launched||12 Apr 1941|
|Commissioned||8 Nov 1941|
|Lost||1 Oct 1942|
|Loss position||45° 53'N, 30° 19'E|
Black Sea fleet.
Sunk off Cape Burnas in position 45º53'N, 30º19'E by the Romanian minesweepers Sublocotenant Ghiculescu and Locotenant-Commandor Stihi Eugen on 1 October 1942.
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Notable events involving M-118 include:
7 Aug 1942
M-118 attacked a convoy firing two torpedoes at ' what is identified as ' a merchant of 7000 tons about 17 nautical miles east of the mouth of the Sulina river, Romania in position 45°09'N, 30°05'E. Both torpedoed missed their target. (1)
1 Oct 1942
M-118 torpedoed and sank the German transport Salzburg (1742 GRT) east of Lake Shahany, Ukraine in position 45°54'N, 30°19'E.
The Salzburg has some 2000 Russian POW's on board.
M-118 is sunk following this attack.
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