Ships hit by U-boats

T-904 (No 58)

Soviet M/S trawler

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NameT-904 (No 58)
Type:M/S trawler
Tonnage557 tons
Completed1935 - Zavod No 190 (A. Zhdanov), Leningrad 
OwnerSoviet Navy 
Date of attack25 Jul 1943Nationality:      Soviet
FateSunk by U-625 (Hans Benker)
Position69° 34'N, 59° 56'E - Grid AT 8810
Complement45 (10 dead and 35 survivors).
RoutePechora river (25 Jul) - Obskaja Guba 
History Completed in August 1935 as steam trawler RT-94 Zhdanov for Sevgosrybtrest NKRP. On 3 Jul 1941, the ship was requsitioned by the Soviet Navy, converted to the patrol vessel SKR-66 (No 55) and assigned to the Northern Fleet on 29 July. On 13 Aug 1941, assigned to the White Sea Flotilla. On 20 Sep 1941, converted to the M/S trawler T-904 (No 58), armed with two 45mm guns and two machine guns. 
Notes on event

At 01.40 hours on 25 July 1943 the T-904 (No 58) struck a mine, laid by U-625 on 20 July in Yugor Strait and sank after the explosion under the boiler room within two minutes on a depth of 16 meters. The ship was leading a Soviet convoy of 13 river ships and lost two officers and eight crewmen, while three other men were seriously wounded, among them convoy commodore Capt 1st class A.K. Egorov. The wounded men were taken to the village of Khabarovo by the Soviet M/S trawler T-887 (No 32) while the remaining survivors were picked up by the M/S trawler T-879 (No 54) and landed at Belushja Guba.

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