Submarine of the Wilk class
|Navy||The Polish Navy|
|Built by||Chantiers Navals Francais (Caen, France)|
|Launched||14 Jun 1930|
|Commissioned||20 Nov 1932|
Zbik means Wild Cat in Polish.
Zbik was interned in Sweden on 27 September 1939 after she had patrolled in the Baltic.
Commands listed for ORP Zbik
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|1||Kpt. mar. Henryk Kloczkowski, ORP||Dec 1932||Jul 1938|
|2||Kmdr ppor. Michal Zebrowski, ORP||Jul 1938||25 Sep 1939|
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Notable events involving Zbik include:
8 Sep 1939
Zbik (Lt. Cdr Zebrowski) laid 20 mines in Gulf of Gdansk. (1)
25 Sep 1939
Due to the lack of fuel, Zbik was forced to enter the Swedish harbour of Sandhammn where she was kept in confinement until the end of the war. (1)
1 Oct 1939
The German minesweeper M85 hit a mine laid by Zbik on 8 September 1939 and sank of the Hel Peninsula. (24 dead). (1)
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