Allied Warships


Submarine of the ShCh (Scuka) class

NavyThe Soviet Navy
ClassShCh (Scuka) 
Mod5th group (Type X) 
Built by61 Kommunara (Nikolajev, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 200 
Laid down3 Sep 1934 
Launched3 Sep 1936 
Commissioned5 May 1938 
LostNov 1941 

Black Sea fleet.

Lost after 14 November 1941 near Cape Akburnu south of Varna, Bulgaria. Most likely mined in Romanian minefield S-18. All hands lost.


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Notable events involving ShCh-211 include:

15 Aug 1941
ShCh-211 torpedoed and sank the Rumanian merchant Peles (5708 GRT) north east of Cape Emine, Bulgaria in position 42°46'N, 27°59'E. The Italian tanker Superga (6154 GRT) is missed in the same attack.

16 Aug 1941
At 1425 hours ShCh-211 fires a torpedo against the Romanian merchant Ardeal (5695 GRT) near Cape Emine, Bulgaria. The torpedo missed its target.

29 Nov 1941
ShCh-211 torpedoed and damaged the Italian tanker Superga (6154 GRT) off Cape Emine, Bulgaria in position 43°00'N, 27°53'E.

27 Dec 2005
The wreck of SC-211 found at cape Galata, near Varna-off Bulgarian coast. Confirmed by Russian navy divers to be the SC-211. (1)


  1. Personal communication

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