TSC-486 Sovetskaja Rossija
Soviet M/S trawler
|Name||TSC-486 Sovetskaja Rossija|
|Date of attack||15 Oct 1943||Nationality: Soviet|
|Fate||Damaged by U-23 (Rolf-Birger Wahlen)|
|Position||42° 47'N, 41° 06'E - Grid CL 9634|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
|Notes on event|
At 21.31 hours on 15 Oct 1943, U-23 fired one torpedo at a small convoy of two steamers and a coastal minesweeper and observed a hit in the bow of the first steamer. The U-boat had followed the ships since several hours off Kodor and then tried to attack the second steamer, but was chased away by gunfire from the vessel and the escort. TSC-486 Sovetskaja Rossija was damaged in this attack.
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