Allied Warships


Submarine of the S (Stalinec) class

NavyThe Soviet Navy
ClassS (Stalinec) 
Mod3rd group (Type IX-modified-2) 
Built byKrasnoye Sormovo (Gorkiy, U.S.S.R) / Yard 112 
Laid down10 Aug 1939 
Launched24 Apr 1940 
Commissioned20 Dec 1942 
End service 

Northern fleet.

Stricken on 20 June 1956.


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Notable events involving S-15 include:

23 Nov 1943
S-15 fires four torpedoes against ' what is identified as ' an auxiliary minesweeper of the Laksefjord. The target is not hit.

26 May 1944
S-15 fires four torpedoes against a German convoy of the Syltefjord. No hits were obtained. S-15 was then heavily depth charged by the German auxiliary submarine chasers UJ 1209, UJ 1212 and UJ 1219.

23 Aug 1944
S-15 attacks but misses the small German tanker Gretchen with torpedoes off Makkaur.

24 Aug 1944
S-15 torpedoed and damaged the German merchant Dessau (5983 BRT) off the Tanafjord. The damaged Dessau is towed to Mehamn.

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