Allied Warships

M-97

Submarine of the M (Malyutka) class

NavyThe Soviet Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassM (Malyutka) 
Pennant 
Built byKrasnoye Sormovo (Gorkiy, U.S.S.R) / Yard 112 
Ordered 
Laid down26 Jul 1937 
Launched20 Jul 1938 
Commissioned12 Nov 1939 
Lost15 Aug 1942 
Loss position59° 50'N, 24° 30'E
History

Baltic fleet.

Sunk by depth charges from the Finnish patrol boat VMV 5 off Suursaari Island, Finland.
In 1990 the wreck was found in position 59.50N, 24.30E.

 

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Noteable events involving M-97 include:


24 Oct 1941
M-97 fires a torpedo against the German merchant Hohenh?rn (3026 BRT) off Narg?n. The torpedo misses its target.

25 Oct 1941
M-97 fires a torpedo against a ship that is identified as a merchant off Talinn, Estonia. The torpedo misses its target.


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