Allied Warships


Submarine of the K (Katjusa) class

NavyThe Soviet Navy
ClassK (Katjusa) 
Built bySudomekh (Leningrad, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 196. 
Laid down5 Jan 1938 
Launched3 Nov 1938 
Commissioned15 Jul 1940 
Lost7 Feb 1943 

Northern fleet (arrived from the Baltic through inland waterways on 30 October 1941).

Mined and sunk of the Kongsfjord, Northern Norway on 7 February 1943.


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Notable events involving K-22 include:

9 Dec 1941
K-22 lays minefield in the Rolvs?ysund and in the Sommelsund.

K-22 also attacks the Norwegian fishing vessel Veidingen (200 BRT) in the Rolvs?ysund.

11 Dec 1941
K-22 sank the small Norwegian fishing vessels Alphar and Borgar with gunfire off Mylingen, Finnmark, Norway.

19 Jan 1942
K-22 attacks the harbour of Berlevaag, Finnmark, Norway. She fired torpedoes and rounds from her deck gun against the grounded Norwegian merchant Mimona (1147 GRT, offsite link) in position 70°49'N, 29°20'E.

K-22 also sank the Norwegian fishing vessel Vaaland (106 GRT, offsite link) with gunfire.

3 Apr 1942
At 1923 hours K-22 attacked the German auxiliary minesweeper M 1508 with two torpedoes in Svaerholthavet in position 71°32'N, 27°52'E.

At 1940 hours K-22 claims to have fired a torpedo at a merchant of about 8000 GRT.

6 Feb 1943
About 30 nautical miles north of the Kongsfjord K-22 attacks a group of German warships. The torpedoes fired missed the German minelayer Brummer.

7 Feb 1943
K-22 was mined off the Kongsfjord after a communication session with K-3 around 1900 hours this day. All hands lost. (1)


  1. Personal communication

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