Allied Warships


Submarine of the ShCh (Scuka) class

NavyThe Soviet Navy
ClassShCh (Scuka) 
Mod5th group (Type X) 
Built byKrasnoye Sormovo (Gorkiy, U.S.S.R) / Yard 112 
Laid down8 Jan 1936 
LaunchedMay 1937 
Commissioned6 Dec 1937 
End service 

Northern fleet > Pacific fleet.

ShCh-423 left the Northern fleet in early August 1940 to join the Pacific fleet through the Northern route. Assisted by icebreakers she arrived in the far east in mid-October. Renamed ShCh-139 on 17 April 1942. On 26 April 1945 ShCh-139 sank following an explosion on board. On 7 May the submarine was raised and later repaired.


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Notable events involving ShCh-423 include:

17 Apr 1942
Renamed from SC-423 (former SC-315) (1)


  1. Personal communication

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