Allied Warships

S-2

Submarine of the S (Stalinec) class

NavyThe Soviet Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassS (Stalinec) 
Pennant 
Built byBaltiyskiy Zavod (Leningrad, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 189 
Ordered 
Laid down31 Dec 1934 
Launched21 Dec 1935 
Commissioned23 Sep 1936 
Lost3 Jan 1940 
History

Baltic fleet.

Most likely sunk on 3 January 1940 when she hit a mine (laid by the Finnish minelayer Louhi) off Märket.

 

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Notable events involving S-2 include:


1 Jun 2009
Found by Swedish divers approx June 2009 between Sweden and Finland. Regards Ronnie from Sweden (1)

9 Jun 2009
This submarine was found in summer of 2009 near M?rket after ten years search operation. Finnish and Swedish newspapers published good pictures of the wreck. Here is Swedish Aftonbladet: http://www.aftonbladet.se/nyheter/article5348024.ab and Finnish Helsingin Sanomat (article is in Finnish, but video has English narration) http://www.hs.fi/kotimaa/artikkeli/1135246614790 (1)

Sources

  1. Personal communication

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