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 position59.50N, 24.30E
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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