BMO-594 (No 90)
Soviet Patrol craft (A/S)
|Name||BMO-594 (No 90)|
|Type:||Patrol craft (A/S) (D-3 class)|
|Completed||1944 - Zavod No 5 (NKVD), Leningrad|
|Date of attack||24 Dec 1944||Nationality: Soviet|
|Fate||Sunk by U-637 (Wolfgang Riekeberg)|
|Position||59° 27'N, 24° 00'E - Grid AO 3547|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
|History||Commissioned on 28 November 1944 and assigned to the Baltic Fleet. |
|Notes on event|
At 09.28 hours on 24 December 1944 U-637 fired a spread of three FAT torpedoes at a group of small Soviet warships off Cape Pakri in the Gulf of Finland and heard a detonation after 3 minutes 44 seconds followed by sinking noises. At 09.49 and 10.09 hours, the U-boat fired two Gnats of which the first missed but 3 minutes after the second was fired a detonation was heard and then again sinking noises. However, the only ship hit was the BMO-594 (No 90).
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