Submarine of the ShCh (Scuka) class
|Navy||The Soviet Navy|
|Mod||5th group (Type X)|
|Built by||61 Kommunara (Nikolajev, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 200|
|Laid down||3 Sep 1934|
|Launched||3 Sep 1936|
|Commissioned||5 May 1938|
Black Sea fleet.
Lost after 14 November 1941 near Cape Akburnu south of Varna, Bulgaria. Most likely mined in Romanian minefield S-18. All hands lost.
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Notable events involving ShCh-211 include:
15 Aug 1941
ShCh-211 torpedoed and sank the Rumanian merchant Peles (5708 GRT) north east of Cape Emine, Bulgaria in position 42°46'N, 27°59'E. The Italian tanker Superga (6154 GRT) is missed in the same attack.
16 Aug 1941
At 1425 hours ShCh-211 fires a torpedo against the Romanian merchant Ardeal (5695 GRT) near Cape Emine, Bulgaria. The torpedo missed its target.
29 Nov 1941
ShCh-211 torpedoed and damaged the Italian tanker Superga (6154 GRT) off Cape Emine, Bulgaria in position 43°00'N, 27°53'E.
27 Dec 2005
The wreck of SC-211 found at cape Galata, near Varna-off Bulgarian coast. Confirmed by Russian navy divers to be the SC-211. (1)
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