Submarine of the S (Stalinec) class
|Navy||The Soviet Navy|
|Mod||2nd group (Type IX-modified)|
|Built by||Dalzavod (Vladivostok, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 202|
|Laid down||24 Nov 1936|
|Launched||27 Nov 1939|
|Commissioned||25 Jul 1941|
Pacific fleet, later Northern fleet.
Lost by unknown reasons with all hands (52 men). Possiby sunk during an attack by German submarine chasers near Gambiki on 4 December or mined.
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Notable events involving S-55 include:
29 Mar 1943
S-55 possibly torpedoed and sank the German merchant Ajax (2297 GRT) off the Kongsfjord in position 70°49'N, 29°30'E.
I have also seen this ship listed as being sunk by S-101.
29 Apr 1943
S-55 torpedoed and sank the German merchant Sturzsee (708 BRT) off Nordkyn.
12 Oct 1943
S-55 torpedoed and sank the German Ammerland (5381 BRT) off the Porsangerfjord in position 70°59'N, 26°26'E.