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Soviet submarine S-117
Shadowgraph Schuka class V-bis series submarine.svg
Series V-bis Shchuka
Career (Soviet Union)
Name: Shch-117, S-117, "Mackerel"
Builder: plant 189 / plant 202
Laid down: 9 October 1932
Launched: 15 April 1934
Commissioned: 18 December 1934
Decommissioned: 25 April 1953
Out of service: 15 December 1952
Fate: Sank
General characteristics

S-117 (formerly Shch-117) was a Soviet Shchuka class submarine (V-bis series) that was lost on or about 15 December 1952, due to unknown causes in the Strait of Tartary in the Sea of Japan. The boat may have collided with a surface ship or struck a mine. All 47 crew died in the incident.

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