Soviet Motor fishing vessel
|Type:||Motor fishing vessel|
|Completed||1931 - Howaldtswerke AG, Kiel|
|Owner||Narodnyj Komissariat Rybnoj Promyshlennosti (NKRP)|
|Date of attack||26 Dec 1944||Nationality: Soviet|
|Fate||Sunk by U-995 (Hans-Georg Hess)|
|Position||68° 39'N, 40° 20'E - Grid AW 2261|
|Complement||32 (31 dead and 1 survivor).|
|Route||Murmansk - fishing grounds|
|Notes on event|
At 18.33 hours on 26 December 1944 U-995 fired a torpedo at the unescorted RT-52 Som, which was hit after 30 seconds and sank within one minute about 30 miles north-northeast of Cape Svyatoj Nos. The only survivor was taken prisoner by the U-boat.
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