Submarine of the L (Leninec) class
|Navy||The Soviet Navy|
|Built by||Marti Yard (Nikolayev, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 198|
|Laid down||20 Jan 1938|
|Launched||17 Dec 1940|
|Commissioned||29 Apr 1942|
|Loss position||43° 19'N, 28° 41'E|
Black Sea fleet.
Lost between 15 and 29 December 1942 in a Bulgarian minefield off Cape Shabla in position 43.19.4N, 28.41.5E. All 60 men lost.
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Noteable events involving L-24 include:
4 Oct 1942
L-24 lays a minefield off Akhtopol, Crimea.
7 Oct 1942
L-24 fires three torpedoes against the Italian tanker Arca (2238 GRT) off the Bosporus in position 41°29'N, 28°47'E. All torpedoes however miss their target.
19 Nov 1942
L-24 lays a minefield off Cape Kaliakra, Bulgaria.
12 Dec 1942
L-24 departed from base for a mine laying operation of the Bulgarian coast. She is not heard from again.
17 Dec 1942
L-24 was due to lay a minefield off Cape Kaliakra, Bulgaria. It is not know if the boat was able to lay this minefield or was already lost before this date.