UJ 113 - Nordmark

Latvia,Baltic Sea

Nordmark was laid down as a trawler at H.C Stülken & Sohn in Hamburg in 1936. She was requisitioned by Kriegsmarine after the outbreak of world war two, and was refitted as an auxiliary submarine hunter ( Ubootjäger ). Under a convoy from Memel to Windau she hit a Soviet mine outside Liepaja 10.July 1941 late in the evening. Still afloat after the first hit, she hit another mine shotly after and went down with five men from the crew. The wreck rest today on her keel on a depth of 26 to 30 meter outside Liepaja.

Former names:
UJ 113
54,5 x 8,5 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
462 grt
Hamburg ( D ) 1936
( D )
N56 26.00 E20 39.00
( Source: Divesport LV )

Picture: UJ 113, date unknown
From video by Divesport.lv

Last updated: November 2017