Allied Warships

USSR Razyarenniy

Destroyer of the Project 7 class

NavyThe Soviet Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassProject 7 
Pennant 
Built byMarti Yard (Nikolayev, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 198 and Zavod imeni Leninskogo Komsomola (Komsomolsk-na-Amur, U.S.S.R.) / Yard 199 
Ordered 
Laid down15 Sep 1936 
Launched22 May 1941 
Commissioned14 Dec 1941 
End service 
History

Pacific fleet > Northern fleet.

Sunk in October 1957 as target ship for an atomic bomb test.

 

Hit by U-boat
Damaged on 20 Jan 1945 by U-293 (Klingspor).

U-boat AttackSee our U-boat attack entry for the USSR Razyarenniy

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20 Jan 1945
At 10.55 hours on 20 January 1945, the Razyarenniy was hit north of the Rybachiy peninsula in position 70°00'N, 32°10'E by a Gnat torpedo from German U-boat U-293 while escorting convoy KP-1. Razyarenniy was hit in the after part and lost a part of the stern. The crew managed to keep the ship afloat, which was taken in tow at 17.10 hours by the Soviet minesweeper T 117 and reached Liinahamaari the next day.

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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