Marine Fahrpram F-566

Russia,Black Sea

The wreck of a German naval landing craft from the Second World War rest today upside down southwest of Popivka on a depth of 40 meter. According to some sources, it might be the wreck of F-566 who was torpedoed and sunk on 2. December 1943 by the Soviet submarine D4 or Shch-209, even tho the position of the sinking is quite a bit off from the location given by the Germans. She was transporting some self propelled guns and other mechanized units, and four Germans lost their lives in the sinking.


Name:
Former names:
Dimensions:
Marine Fahrpram F-566

47,0 x 6,5 x 1,5 m
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
220 grt ( D )
( RU )
45°15'08.0"N 32°50'33.6"E
( Source: Dive RU )

Bundesarchiv
  Picture: German Marine Fahrpram
Bundearchiv Bild 101II-M2KBK

Last updated: February 2017