Ships hit by U-boats


Soviet Submarine

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Type:Submarine (M-class)
Tonnage206 tons
Completed1938 - Zavod No 196 (Sudomekh), Galerniy, Leningrad 
OwnerSoviet Navy 
Date of attack10 Jan 1942Nationality:      Soviet
FateSunk by U-584 (Joachim Deecke)
Position70° 09'N, 32° 50'E - Grid AC 8493
Complement21 officers and men (21 dead - no survivors)
RouteNorth Russia (8 Jan) - patrol area off Varangerfjord 
History Completed in September 1938 as M-92. In May 1939 transferred from the Baltic Sea through the White Sea Canal to the Northern Fleet and renamed M-175 in June 1939. 
Notes on event

At 07.22 hours on 10 Jan 1942, M-175 (KLt Mamont L. Melkadze) was hit by one torpedo from U-584 and sank north of the Rybachiy peninsula. The submarine was en route to her patrol area off the Varangerfjord.

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U-Boat Attack Logs

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