Submarine of the K (Katjusa) class
|Navy||The Soviet Navy|
|Built by||Sudomekh (Leningrad, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 196.|
|Laid down||5 Jan 1938|
|Launched||3 Nov 1938|
|Commissioned||15 Jul 1940|
|Lost||7 Feb 1943|
Northern fleet (arrived from the Baltic through inland waterways on 30 October 1941).
Mined and sunk of the Kongsfjord, Northern Norway on 7 February 1943.
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Notable events involving K-22 include:
9 Dec 1941
K-22 lays minefield in the Rolvs?ysund and in the Sommelsund.
K-22 also attacks the Norwegian fishing vessel Veidingen (200 BRT) in the Rolvs?ysund.
11 Dec 1941
K-22 sank the small Norwegian fishing vessels Alphar and Borgar with gunfire off Mylingen, Finnmark, Norway.
19 Jan 1942
K-22 attacks the harbour of Berlevaag, Finnmark, Norway. She fired torpedoes and rounds from her deck gun against the grounded Norwegian merchant Mimona (1147 GRT, offsite link) in position 70°49'N, 29°20'E.
K-22 also sank the Norwegian fishing vessel Vaaland (106 GRT, offsite link) with gunfire.
3 Apr 1942
At 1923 hours K-22 attacked the German auxiliary minesweeper M 1508 with two torpedoes in Svaerholthavet in position 71°32'N, 27°52'E.
At 1940 hours K-22 claims to have fired a torpedo at a merchant of about 8000 GRT.
6 Feb 1943
About 30 nautical miles north of the Kongsfjord K-22 attacks a group of German warships. The torpedoes fired missed the German minelayer Brummer.
7 Feb 1943
K-22 was mined off the Kongsfjord after a communication session with K-3 around 1900 hours this day. All hands lost. (1)
- Personal communication