Submarine of the Kalev class
|Navy||The Soviet Navy|
|Built by||Vickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.)|
|Laid down||1 May 1935|
|Launched||7 Jul 1936|
|Commissioned||19 Aug 1940|
Kalev was commissioned in the Estonian Navy on 12 March 1937 but taken over by the Soviets on 19 August 1940.
Kalev was most likely mined and sunk in late October or early November 1941 off Hanko.
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Notable events involving Kalev include:
12 Aug 1941
Kalev lays a minefield off Uzava, Latvia.
26 Sep 1941
The small German U-boat tender Mosel I (796 GRT) sank off Ventspils, Latvia in position 57°24'N, 21°33'E after hitting a mine. It is possible this mine was laid on 12 August 1941 by Kalev.
7 Nov 1941
The German merchant Frauenburg (2111 GRT) sank off Ventspils, Latvia in position 57°26'N, 21°20'E after hitting a mine. It is possible this mine was laid on 12 August 1941 by Kalev.