Submarine of Soviet Black Sea Fleet Shch-203 in the naval base.
The photo is interesting in the presence of a co-pilot in the submarine, which determines the height of the sun with the help of sextant.
Shch-203 – Soviet diesel-electric torpedo submarine of Second World War, belongs to the V-bis series of project Shchuka. When building a submarine was named Flounder.
The Shch-203 submarine was part of Black Sea Fleet.
Service Shch-203 submarine:
The submarine performed 18 military campaigns, but had no victories, was sunk on August 26, 1943 by Italian submarine CB-4. Discovered by divers in 1949 in area of Cape Uret.
Commander Shch-203 submarine:
Engineer Captain 3rd Rank V. I. Nemchinov.
Interesting facts about Shch-203 submarine:
On submarine Shch-203 Leonid Osipenko, future commander of the first Soviet nuclear submarine Lenin Komsomol, was in service.