Submarine of the ShCh (Scuka) class
|Navy||The Soviet Navy|
|Mod||5th group (Type X)|
|Built by||61 Kommunara (Nikolajev, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 200|
|Laid down||25 May 1934|
|Launched||2 Mar 1936|
|Commissioned||31 Dec 1936|
|End service||7 Feb 1956|
Black Sea fleet.
Decommissioned on 7 February 1956.
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Notable events involving ShCh-209 include:
2 Dec 1941
At 1341 hours ShCh-209 fires a torpedo against a sailing vessel of Burgas, Hongaria. The torpedo ran underneath the target.
9 Jun 1943
At 1452 hours ShCh-309 attacked a German convoy west-north-west of Yevpatoriya, Crimea in position 45°17'N, 32°46'E with 3 torpedoes. The German merchant Charkov (6689 GRT, former Russian) and the Bulgarian merchant Varna (2141 GRT) were missed in this attack.
12 Jun 1943
At 1856 hours ShCh-209 fires two torpedoes against the German barge F 304 west of Yevpatoriya, Crimea in position 45°14N, 32°53E. Both torpedoes missed their target.
17 Jun 1943
At 0618 hours ShCh-209 fires two torpedoes against ' what is identified as ' a merchant of unknown tonnage west of Yevpatoriya, Crimea in position 45°10'N, 32°52'E. Both torpedoes missed their target.
21 Jun 1943
At 1645hours ShCh-209 fires a torpedo against a German barge near Cape Tarkhankut. The torpedo failed to hit the target.
21 Aug 1943
At 0843 hours ShCh-209 fires three torpedoes against the Hungarian merchant Szeged (594 GRT) off the Bosporus in position 41°17'N, 29°09'E. All torpedoes fired missed their target.
2 Dec 1943
At 1634hours ShCh-209 fires 4 torpedoes against a German convoy west of Yevpatoriya, Crimea in position 45°13'N, 32°49'E. The German barge F 566 sank as a result of this attack.
4 Dec 1943
While on patrol west of Yevpatoriya in position 45°14'N, 32°55'E, ShCh-209 attacks a convoy and fires 2 torpedoes against ' what is identified as ' a merchant of about 1500 GRT. Both torpedoes missed their target.
Following this attack Shch-209 was depth charged by the German auxiliary submarine chasers UJ-102, UJ-103, UJ-307, UJ-2305 and UJ-2308. ShCh-209 was slightly damaged but managed to escape. This attack is often credited with the loss of the Russian submarine D-4 but this is incorrect.
19 Jul 1944
At 2035 hours ShCh-209 attacked a convoy north-east of the Bosporus in position 41°21'N, 29°18'E and fires 4 torpedoes against the Turkish merchant Kanarya (2363 GRT). All 4 torpedoes missed their target.
20 Jul 1944
At 1508hours ShCh-209 sank the Turkish sailing vessel Semsi Bahri (26 GRT) with gunfire north-west of the Bosporus in position 41°43'N, 28°45'E.
26 Jul 1944
At 0650 hours ShCh-209 fires two torpedoes against ' what is identified as ' a sailing vessel west-north-west of the Bosporus in position 41°35'N, 28°33'E. Both torpedoes missed their target.
Immediately after this attack ShCh-209 attacked and damaged a sailing vessel with gunfire.