35 ships were captured in June 1941 at foreign ports and at sea by Axis. Camouflaged Soviet destroyer; Straight line patterns were preferred. Ships in service in December 1941. Riverine forces, of all these, were probably the most heavily involved into the fight due to the abundance of large rivers and tributaries from where th… Losses were numerous, both for submersibles and destroyers (more than a third), and heavy units such as the battleship Marat, victims of the Luftwaffe, or the cruiser Chervona Ukraina. World War II, conflict that involved virtually every part of the world during 1939–45. Other warships were damaged including the heavycruiser Admiral Scheer. The presence of an aircraft carrier would have been of great help, however, if only to protect its units, track the U-boats, repel the Luftwaffe. This category has the following 16 subcategories, out of 16 total. The lack of a true naval aviation was cruelly felt: the latter was only formed in the 1960s. The greater part of the Russian fleet was a victim of land forces, itself serving as a fire support for the Black Sea’s strongholds such as Sebastopol, or the Baltic as Leningrad. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator. First constituted in June 1931, a small flotilla was disbanded in June 1940, and the ships realocated to the new Danube Flotilla created with Soviet occupation of Bessarabia and Northern Bukovina and the Pinsk Flotilla. World War II ships of the Soviet Union (2 C) Z Zapravshchik-7 (ship, 1989) (1 F) Media in category "Ships of the Soviet Union" The following 19 files are in this category, out of 19 total. The second world war ended in the pacific, on board of an American ship. Most of the standard destroyers were the units of the 1936 plan, the Gnevnyi class, which will comprise 31 units, and those of the Storozhevoi class (20 units), and the unique Opytnyi. The allies strongly criticized the inefficiency or worse, the inaction of the Soviet naval forces present in the Arctic. This class consisted of 48 units, the last of which were in service just at the time of the German invasion. Finally, the naval development of the USSR was still accelerating in 1945: When the rearmament plan arrived at its In 1958, the Soviet fleet was ranked second in the world, above the Royal Navy. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). Early Soviet Navy. Riverine forces, of all these, were probably the most heavily involved into the fight due to the abundance of large rivers and tributaries from where they can operate from. The Russians also had 4 ex-Lithuanian units captured (T297), old units such as Amur, Minrep, Kluz and Udarnik, and the modern T301. “Blue Beauty” (Tashkent) out of OTO Liverno shipyards in Italy, bound to Sevastopol to be fitted and armed. Submarines, Skoryy, Kanin and Kildin Classes. The Soviet fleet inherited the impressive herd of the Tsarist navy, whose lineage of formidable units derived from the Novik of 1904, at that time the most powerful destroyer of the globe. Turn-based WW2 naval game, extension to the classic Submarine game (Battleship game) where ships/planes/subs can move.Contains plenty of game missions, game campaigns and 40 ship, submarine, airplane ana port artillery types, with combat maps up to 96X96 large. The Ognevoi class was much more modern, but the units were launched in 1940, two of which were completed in 1944 and the rest in 1945-48. The two Kirovs were completed in 1938 and 1940, Maxim Gorky in 1940 and Vyacheslav Molotov in June 1941, on the 6th, almost 15 days before the German invasion (22 June). The last were from 1914-16, the first of 1904. It was bailed out in 1944 and repaired, restored to its original condition of 1917. Technically, the Soviets were very much in demand for advice and help from French, German, English, and especially Italian engineers. And it is heavy: More than 75% of the surviving ships still afloat are in such a state and of such seniority, that they are decided to send them to scrap, especially in Germany. So in total (based on questionable figures) comprised 44 coastguards, 57 minesweepers, 98 gunboats including 93 inland waterways, 3 minesweeper, 126 submersibles and 400 MTBs. The latter, assimilated into a single “L” class, were minelayers completed shortly before, during or after the invasion. The Soviet gold bars stamped with dates ranging between 1936 and 1942, were on their way to the US in the hold of the 10,000-tonne British cruiser almost 80 years ago. The four powerful battle cruisers of the Borodino class, Would have also come into service in 1917-18, but were all demolished by the revolution and demolished in 1923, except for the Izmail, which was still being worked on for some time, and which was demolished, In 1931. All these units took an active part in the conflict, in spite of the mainly terrestrial character of the operations, for the river monitors being one of the original maps of the Russian arsenal with armored trains. The following 17 pages are in this category, out of 17 total. However, they have certain peculiarities such as the adoption of 180 mm triple turrets in the main artillery, an unusual configuration (standard 203 mm – or 8 inches, of heavy cruisers or 152 mm – or 6 inches, of light cruisers). The USSR also received a group of eight ex-British ex-British destroyers, the famous mass-pipe-pipeers of 1917-19, under the name of class Dostoinyi. She was hailed as the most beautiful warship of its time. The Soviet Navy that fought in WW2 was a small (comparatively however on a larger scale than the kriegsmarine) in 1941, but with losses and fall in wartime production, dwindled rapidly; Nevertheless she was still an asset that Stalin used at best in the black sea and the Baltic until 1945. According all the western and german point of view, they can be easily classified as "Torpedo Boats" (smaller then Destroyers, but much larger then Motor torpedo boats).. Guard ships (SKR) "Tornado" of type "Hurricane" of Soviet Northern fleet. 57 mm/78.7 SM-24-ZIF and ZIF-31. Many losses were reported in the Black Sea as well as in the Baltic Sea, and especially in the Arctic, where the U-Boats were carrying out a carnage, despite the considerable escort allocated to the transport of weapons and supplies, USSR from 1942. The Aurora was the famous cruiser that took part in the St Petersburg October revolution. Some armoured gunboats even fought in the battle of Berlin, making their way on the Spree. We all know the deeds of the Finnish Infantry in 1939 against the Soviet juggernaut, the fabled “Winter war”, very much a “David vs Goliath” contest. The latter, moreover, were elderly (the United States and Great Britain were reluctant to entrust the “reds”, allies of circumstance, valuable ships, fearing probably to have to find them in front of them later) and their confrontation With the Tirpitz or even with the pocket cruisers would have been undoubtedly disastrous. Submarine chasers were also part of its strength, the MO2 type MO2 and the MO4 type MO4, and the larger BO2 units. Russian destroyersare an oddity; they frequently feel as if they have the powerful, fast-firing guns of their American counterparts mounted in the arduously slow-turning turrets of the Japanese destroyer line. The former had been built as the latter in the Soviet Union, but their conception was almost entirely Italian. Ships of the Soviet Union include all ships designed, built, or operated in the Soviet Union. The List of ships of World War II is an alphabetical list of major military ships of World War II. In 1941, the Soviet forces could count on three completely reconstructed and modernized dreadnoughts battleships, the Gangut (Octyabrskaya Revolucya), an economic solution for all nations. This plan was revised in 1929, with permission to build three heavy, 10 submersible, 16 MTBs and two river monitors. In the Soviet Navy were classed as small anti-submarine ships (MPK). But by their tonnage and comparison with older units, they come under the category of heavy cruisers. Top submarine commanders: Yugoslav Partisan Navy in WW2. Battleship Arkhangelsk, lend by the British (ex. During the conflict, man-made buildings, such as heavy units, battleships, cruisers, were abandoned or postponed, and light units were given priority (especially since the large ports, on the western side in the majority, were very quickly In addition to the Kalinin and Kaganovich (Gorkiy class) cruisers sufficiently advanced to be completed, there were also two Ognevoi class destroyers, a few Schch, M and K submersibles. A new Dnieper Flotilla was also constituted from ships of the Volga Flotilla in September 1943. It is still on display and constitutes one of the Kitsch tourist attractions of Leningrad today. The fleet of light coastal submersibles (general class M) comprised 50 of class VI and VI bis and 50 of class XII and XII bis, the last of which entered service in 1942. Dvenadsat Apostolov was captured by the Germans in 1918 in Sevastopoland was handed over t… The first Lend-Lease radars started to arrive in the USSR in 1942 and by the end of the war most of the large warships were equipped by some sort of radar. Stunning artist impression of the Borodino class battlecruisers. (4 units between 1942 and 1945), and the T371 class coastal ships, a total of 145 vessels and 250 vessels after the war. The great battleship imperator Nikolai I, begun in 1915, launched in 1916, was captured incomplete and demolished by the Germans to prevent it from falling into the hands of the “reds” in 1919. In fact this plan foresaw for the first time fast battleships and battle cruisers, those planned and built shortly after the London naval conference in 1936, ending the moratorium initiated in Washington. The fleet of Russian submarines in 1941 was the largest in the world, ahead of Germany. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Category:Ships of the Soviet Union . There were, on the spot, few units of value, no cruisers, no battleships to oppose German liners and cruisers before the transfer of two ships transferred under the leasing law ( Bearing the names of the ports concerned by these operations). But the campaign continued on other fronts – September, the end of the war). Wikimedia Commons has media related to World War II naval ships of the Soviet Union This category is for naval ships designed, built, or operated by the Soviet Union during World War II (1939–1945). The Yakovlev Yak-1 was a World War II Soviet fighter aircraft. In total these were 19 battleships, 20 cruisers, 18 squadron destroyers, 145 destroyers, 341 submersibles, 514 MTBs, and 44 river monitors. Pre-dreadnoughts and armored cruisers. The hulls were demolished in the 1940s. Finally, the cruisers of the Chapayev class, started in 1938-39-40, launched in 1940 for the first, Will only be completed well after the war. Soviet Navy had a main class of "Guard Ships" (The Uragan class, also split in 3 sub-groups "Project 2", "Project 4" and "Project 39"). HMS Royal Sovereign) for the duration of the Arctic convoys. Only warships with a displacement of 1,000tons or greater are listed. In 1945, work was begun on modified versions of the 1938-42 plan (1946-50 plan, including the Stalingrad class vessels), and work on a completely new definition of the fleet, Based mainly on long-range missiles, and in accordance with the industrial means of the USSR at that time. The French brought their advice for the design of the heavy destroyers of the Kiev class, and the Germans, under cover of their office installed at the Hague, studied designs that were taken over by the Russians for their submarines. USSR also possessed riverine gunboats, the oldest being the Krasnoye Zamya, totally rebuilt, and 3 river monitors of the Shkval class. Indeed, in 1941, the number of new “super-dreadnought” or fast battleship units in service in the world was quite limited. Brink of World War 3: Russian ship threatens to RAM rival as chaos erupts at sea WORLD WAR 3 fears have been stoked once again after a Russian warship chased off a … It was the bloodiest conflict, as well as the largest war, in history. The balance is made of the units to be retained. Battleships: 20 The convoys of Murmansk and Arkhangelsk were in fact escorted only by British ships which were supposed to pass the relay to Russian units arrived halfway. The actions of marine troops at Sevastopol, Leningrad or Stalingrad are also all to be remembered. When the operations in Finland were carried out, they reflected the obstinate and devilish defense of the Finns at sea. Have you ever seen Soviet movies? Light cruisers left in shipyards by 1916-17 has been thoroughly modernized, sometimes entirely rebuilt like the Krazniy Kavkaz, as well. It suffered a bloody purge in 1930, and was intermittently purged… Losses of Soviet large civil ships during WWII: 1. The advocates of the defense strategy within the Admiralty were no longer heard… The purges had gone by. The main combatants were the Axis powers (Germany, Italy, and Japan) and the Allies (France, Great Britain, the United States, the Soviet Union, and China). It reached the front line in July 1944 and soon got into combat. Soviet Naval Air Force and Soviet Air Force started to enjoy airsuperiority over sea, sinking or damaging many military units: many victimswere patrols or minesweeper or little gunboats, but also larger and importantwarship were sunk or destroyed as the torpedo boat T-18, the destroyer Z-39 andthe auxiliary cruiser Niobe. However, efforts were successful and in 1922, concentrating on the units of value, a “fleet” of the Baltic was established, comprising 1 battleship (Marat class), 1 cruiser, 8 destroyers and 9 submersibles. (Plan 1956-60). For smaller vessels, see also list of World War II ships of less than 1000 tons. The latter, contemporary with the Kirov, was also designed by the Italians, but it was even built in Italy, in Livorno. https://wio.ru/fleet/ww2torpb.htm https://wio.ru/fleet/mtb.htm Soviet MTBs https://www.navypedia.org/ships/russia/ru_ms.htm, Argentinian Navy Brazilian Navy Armada de Chile Chinese Navy Danish Navy Finnish Navy French Navy Hellenic Navy Royal Indian navy Italian Navy Imperial Japanese Navy German Navy Polish Navy Romanian Navy Sovietskaya Flota Spanish Armada Swedish Navy Dutch Navy Royal Canadian Navy Royal Navy RNZN Sjøforsvaret Thai Navy Turkish Navy US Navy Royal Yugoslav Navy Minor Navies, diesel submarine type M "baby" XII series, Kirov, Gorkiy, Ukraina, Kavkaz, Komintern classes, Leningrad & Tashkent (heavy), Gnevnyi, Storozhevoi, Opytny, Sverdlov (Novik), Ognevoi, Marti, Onyega class, Suurop (1940), Don (1944). Counter-offensive is began! Developed from the Yak-1, the Yak-3 was faster, more maneuverable, and had an excellent rate of climb. But this was not the case. These were the 6 units of the Leningrad class and the Taschkent, “blue beauty”. Ships known by a number, such as German u-boats, are not listed individually, although their existence is recorded. The medium-sized submersibles (general class Schch) included the four units in series III, 40 in series V, V bis and V bis-2, 33 in series X and 12 in series X bis During the war). Moreover, their circulation in the Arctic depended on the four armed icebreakers of the Yosif Stalin class (1937-39). Navarin was a pre-dreadnought battleship built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the late 1880s and early 1890s. But the Soviet Navy did not have enough ships to do this, and the convoys consisted mainly of British and American ships. The ship was assigned to the Baltic Fleet and spent the early part of her career deployed in the Mediterranean and in the Far East. The paradox of this war was, as it were for the campaign of France, the uselessness of a fleet in operations. Second projects: Under the 1943-47 plan, and revised for the 1950-56 plan, the three major battle cruisers of the Stalingrad class saw their construction postponed to the 1950s and eventually demolished, with priority given to More reasonable and modern ships after the death of Stalin. With a grand total of about 403,000 tonnes, the Soviet navy was classed seven in the world’s order, behind the Kriegsmarine. All items (29) 2. Produced from early 1940, it was a single-seat monoplane with a composite structure and wooden wings. Navy of Spanish civilian war: Big-sized color photos: Soviet naval turrets, German naval flaks Soviet squadron in 1944: the guardian cruiser «Red Crymeria», next the battleship «Sevastopol». Then there was the lack of budgets and infrastructure that prevented him from embarking on this type of project. The Soviet merchant ship, turned into a warship, sets off for the interception of a "pirate". On August 8, 1945, a short Soviet offensive was launched with the forces liberated from the Western Front and transferred to the East since May. World War Two Dniepr Flotilla. The XV-series units entered Service well after the German invasion, the first 3 in 1941-42, and 3 others after the war. If not, watch our new video about upcoming Soviet Battleships, inspired by Soviet cinematography. The modest fleet of the pacific took an active part in it. Following political instability built-up in Europe from 1930, Germany, which aimed to dominate Europe, attacked Poland on 1 September 1939, marking the start of World War II. World War II was the deadliest war in history which started in 1939 and ended in 1945. The only units massively deployed and in direct contact with the enemy were thus hundreds of armored fluvial gunboats (On the Volga, the Amur and the Western Prut, the Dnieper and the Don.). Modified Skoryy, Kildin and Krupny Classes. There are a total of [ 56 ] entries as part of the Soviet Union Warships List (Current and Former Types) in the Military Factory. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ships of the Soviet Union: Subcategories. The following is a list of Soviet military equipment of World War II which includes artillery, vehicles and vessels. This category has the following 7 subcategories, out of 7 total. But from 1935, the Soviet Union finally had the will and the means to re-design ships of the line. First projects: The battleships of the Sovietskiy Soyuz class: These three units, which were put on hold in 1938 and 1939 under the first plan, remained unfinished because of the hostilities. The plan for the reconstruction of the merchant fleet had been started in 1925, and the Soviet fleet was naturally prepared to do the same. The Royal Navy preferred not to venture its heavy units for fear of the Luftwaffe. The first two had a relative military value because of their outdated design. The most effective and recent cruisers of the Russian navy were those of the Kirov class and Maxim Gokiy. In 1941 the fleet consisted of 8 cruisers, the oldest being the Komintern (ex-Pamiat Merkurya, 1904), a training ship; The famous Aurora, because it was retained as a floating museum of the revolution from 1948 onwards and was put back into service in 1923 as a cadet training ship until 1931, Leningrad, until the invasion, bombed by the Luftwaffe then scuttled to avoid being captured. Soviet destroyer Valerian Kuibyshev (Northern fleet)Soviet motor torpedo boats of D-3 type (Northern fleet)Popularly known in the West as the “Red Fleet,” the Soviet Navy was divided by geography and ship and base disposition into the Baltic Fleet, Black Sea Fleet, and Pacific Fleet. The Soviet Navy was based on a republican naval force formed from the remnants of the Imperial Russian Navy, which had been almost completely destroyed in the two Revolutions of 1917 (February and October/November) during World War I (1914–1918), the following Russian Civil War (1917–1922), and the Kronstadt rebellion in 1921. Despite this small size, the Finnish Navy (including coastal forts) managed to inflict losses and disrupted Soviet merchant shipping. On the strategic point of view, the emphasis was placed in the 1930s on defensive means, mostly MBTs and submarines, with a limited construction program of cruisers and destroyers (designed in Italy) which size was tailored for the Black sea (first) and the Baltic, plus the far east Vladivostok station being sacrificed. These were the Yastreb (8), Albatros (12), Dzerzhinsky (2), Uragan (18) and Rubin. Treaty of Washington obliges. A new powerful aircraft used was the bomber A-20Boston, an American aircraftthat wa… The third five-year plan of 1938 was by far the most ambitious, under the personal guidance of Stalin, who was more anxious than ever to give the USSR a maritime strategy that went from defensive to resolutely offensive. The oldest in service were the four of the AG class (1916-23), of American origin, and the Bezbozhnik, a former British submarine of the L class, sunk by “red” destroyers in Konstadt, Then captured and returned to service in 1931. Marshal Vassilievski engaged more than 1,200,000 men, 5,500 tanks and 4,000 planes against General Otozo in the Kuangtung, with the aim of taking back Manchuria, North Sakhalin Island, the Kurile Islands and the north of the Korean Peninsula, before That peace be signed. 4 Romanian destroyers were captured by the Russians and integrated in 1944 into the Black Sea fleet. The strategists of the Soviet Admiralty envisioned a form of naval defense close to the French theories of the young school, with few heavy units but many torpedo boats, minesweeper, submersibles and coast guard. 21 ships were sank by its crews in 1941-1942 at harbors to prevent the capture by Germans. There were also the Korall, a former Lithuanian ship, integrated in June 1941, the river monitors of the Udarnyi (2) class, Zheleznyakov (6), and the 1124/1125BKA and MBK, armed with standard tank turrets, 85 In service in June 1941, 68 in the process of completion, and 110 rapidly completed, totaling 270 till 1945. Most of the radars used by the Soviet Navy during World War II were from Lend-Lease. Most Battleships of World War I. Yakovlev Yak-3. The Svetlana class cruisers, built in 1913 and of a first class which was to comprise 6 units, suffered the vicissitudes of the conflict and only the three most advanced units entered service , The Chevronya Ukraina (formerly Admiral Nakhimov) in 1927, the Krasny Krim (formerly Profintern, formerly Svetlana) in 1928, and the Krnasny Kavkaz (formerly Admiral Lazarev) in 1932. 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During the war, the Soviet fleet received a certain number of units from the allies: The battleship Arkhangelsk (ex-Royal Sovereign, Resolution class) arrived in reinforcement in August / September 1944, as well as the cruiser Murmansk, ex -USS Milwaukee, Omaha class, in April 1944. Entries are listed by initial year of service descending. This class was to comprise a first group of 24 units, but it appears that only 14 were created. This plan focused on submersibles, of which 355 were scheduled, as well as 194 MTBs and 4 river monitors, as well as 10 heavy squadron and 20 destroyer destroyers. Bundesarchiv Bild 183-K0420-0021-001, Rostock, Überseehafen, Frachter.jpg 800 × 613; 64 KB. The total of some 1060 ship names includes 22 RAN, 41 RCN, 5 RIN, 9 RNZN, 3 SANF, 2 Dutch, 1 French, 7 Greek, 10 Norwegian, 6 Polish and 14 Russian, leaving 940 Royal Navy. Meanwhile the occupation of Japan had already begun, and many garrisons left behind during the campaign, even some individuals, would only surrender in the 1960s and 1970s, for the lack of orders in remote places and jungles. The singularity of the Russian “naval operations” thus brought only a reduced teaching to the Admiralty to define its post-war policy. The second five-years plan of 1933 was beginning a turn when the naval defense strategy, relying on a large number of submersibles and torpedo boats, coast guards and river monitors, favored the staff. Battleship Parizhskaya Kommuna (“Paris Commune”) as rebuilt in the late 1930s. In no way constrained by a treaty it had never signed, it was completely free to constitute a fleet without limits of tonnage and units individually well beyond the standards of the time. (Kirov), and brought their know-how to the new class of destroyers (Gnevnyi), and built the entire heavy destroyer Taschkent. 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