Soviet Sub found and identified

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Soviet Sub found and identified

May 03, 2018 - 10:53
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Finnish wreck explorer Immi Wallin confirmed on social media yesterday that a Russian submarine has been found and identified by UWEX.

Mikhail Ivanov inspecting a gun on the newly discovered Russian Submarine Sch-317

According to Wallin's report, UMEX () found and identified Sch-317 yesterday, 2 May 2018.

This Soviet submarine lies at 78 meters / 255 ft between Gogland (Suursaari) and Tuiters (Tytärsaari) in the east part of the Gulf of Finland in Russian waters.

Sch-317 was sunk in 1942 by a German mine after surviving several attacks by allies that included bombing the Swedish coast.

The submarine's final resting place is near her home port.


The UWEX Team is lead by Konstantin Bogdanov. Other divers include Ivan Borovikov, Mikhail Ivanov and Nick Kudryashov.

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