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by Dan
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Soviet motor vessel Voroshilov torpedoed on 29 March 1942 - are further details known?
Replies: 14
Views: 15440

Re: Soviet motor vessel Voroshilov torpedoed on 29 March 1942 - are further details known?

Marty, It is a big surprise, and a very positive one, that you have this report! Thank you for being willing to share the information that you have. Unfortunately, I cannot view the scanned image which appears to be attached to your message. I believe I cannot view any attachment on this forum right...
by Dan
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Soviet motor vessel Voroshilov torpedoed on 29 March 1942 - are further details known?
Replies: 14
Views: 15440

Re: Soviet motor vessel Voroshilov torpedoed on 29 March 1942 - are further details known?

Igor, thank you for additional comments. Is the chronicle that you use the one which carries the Russian title 'Хроника Великой Отечественной Войны Советского Союза на Черноморском театре'. That is translated into English as 'The Chronicle of the Great Patriotic War of the Soviet Union in the Black ...
by Dan
Wed Nov 06, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Soviet motor vessel Voroshilov torpedoed on 29 March 1942 - are further details known?
Replies: 14
Views: 15440

Re: Soviet motor vessel Voroshilov torpedoed on 29 March 1942 - are further details known?

Thank you for your reply, Igor. As I suspected, the newspaper article was in error when it suggested that the ship had sunk in the Kerch strait and had then been recovered. Your account of the movements of 'Voroshilov' is very specific. Are you using a source similar to the Tabular Records of Moveme...
by Dan
Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Esk - HMS Ivanhoe Casualties
Replies: 10
Views: 11614

Re: HMS Esk - HMS Ivanhoe Casualties

Hello Jordi, Thank you for describing the German force. A brief web search shows that there is a specific document at the German military archives in Freiburg which describes this operation. I leave the link here because it may be of use: Bundesarchiv, BArch RM 35-II/170 Unternehmen "S.W. 3" (Mineno...
by Dan
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Soviet motor vessel Voroshilov torpedoed on 29 March 1942 - are further details known?
Replies: 14
Views: 15440

Soviet motor vessel Voroshilov torpedoed on 29 March 1942 - are further details known?

Dear all, Soviet and Russian sources report that the motor vessel Voroshilov was hit by an aerial torpedo at 19:05 (Moscow time) on 29 March 1942, while transporting 2,600 wounded from the Kerch peninsula to the Caucasus. The ship beached herself close to the port of Novorossiysk in order to avoid s...
by Dan
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Esk - HMS Ivanhoe Casualties
Replies: 10
Views: 11614

Re: HMS Esk - HMS Ivanhoe Casualties

Hello Jordi, The website that Urs referred to has full and thus very helpful lists of Royal Navy personnel who died at sea during the war. The names of those crew members of HMS Esk, Express and Ivanhoe who perished on 31 August appear in the September list, see http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas19...