The Russian Bayan class cruiser Pallada stood fully finished in 1911, and was assigned to the Baltic fleet in St.Petersburg. Only a few months after the outbreak of world war one she was spotted outside Hankø and torpedoed by the German uboat U26 commanded by Egewolf Freiherr von Berckheim. Captain Magnus Sergei and 596 men lost their lives in the sinking. The wreck was found split up in three parts in 2000 on a depth of 40 to 46 meter south of Hangø.

Former names:

449,6 x 57,6 x 22,1 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
7775 grt St.Petersburg ( RU ) 1906 St.Petersbrug ( RU )

59° 38.000' N 23° 04.000' E

Picture: Pallada
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