Ships hit by U-boats

T-45 Antikajnen (No 48)

Soviet M/S trawler

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NameT-45 Antikajnen (No 48)
Type:M/S trawler
Tonnage140 tons
OwnerSoviet Navy 
Date of attack26 Aug 1944Nationality:      Soviet
FateSunk by U-745 (Wilhelm von Trotha)
Position60° 15'N, 28° 00'E - Grid AO 3373
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
History Built as steam tug for Belomorsko-Onezhskogo Rechnogo Parohodstva. On 26 June 1941 requisitioned by the Soviet Navy and converted to an auxiliary minesweeper. 
Notes on event

At 08.44 hours on 26 August 1944 U-745 fired a spread of two torpedoes at T-45 Antikajnen (No 48) in the Gulf of Finland and hit with one of them after 36 seconds. The ship later sank 0.1 miles southeast of Nerva Island.


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