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German S-boats in the Black Sea.
In operations - 1943.
On October 5, 1943 the boats S 501, S 506 and S 507 were out of service in Feodosia. These boats were sent to Nikolaev, where the S 505 also was out of service, the other boats proceeded to Linz.
On the night of 0ctober 5/6, 1943 there was a raid by three Soviet destroyers off the southern coast of Crimea and against the German evacuation transports. The boats S 28, S 42 and S 45 attacked and prevented the attack on the Germans maritime routes of communicationshese but at the expense of an impact on the S 45. The Luftwaffe came to the rescue with four waves of attack and destroyed those three Soviet destroyers.
Towards the end of the evacuation of the Kuban bridgehead on October 9, 1943 the Axis had managed to transport 239,669 soldiers, 16,311 wounded, 27,456 civilians and 115,477 tons of supplies, 21,232 Vehicles, 27,741 horse-drawn vehicles, 74 tanks, 1,815 guns, 74,657 horses and 6,255 cattle. The 1st Flotilla took part in the security of the convoys.
On 28 October 1943 the 1st Flotilla was ordered to vacate Iwan Baba, however the order was revoked later.
Cheers. Raúl M
Serás lo que debas ser o no serás nada. General José de San Martín.