Thats why it's called whisky on the rock. In October 1981, the Soviet submarine (NATO codename: Whiskey) S-363 accidentally hit an underwater rock about 10 kilometres from the main Swedish naval base at Karlskrona, surfacing within Swedish waters.

Den sovjetiska ubåtskränkningen 1981.

The submarine was the Soviet Whiskey-class boat S-363 (aka U-137).

Whiskey class submarines.
Going already in surface position Submarine №137 was not marked by any Swedish radar. This began a 10 day diplomatic dance between the Swedes and Soviets: A daring plan by the Soviet navy to send in a tugboat to free the stranded submarine was averted after a race with a Swedish submarine that reached the stranded U-137 first. Dokumentär från 2006.

"Whiskey on the rocks" - Soviet whiskey class submarine run aground on the south coast of Sweden 1981 [1091 x 799]

The boat's presence coincided with a Swedish naval exercise, testing …

Ubåt 137 på grund utanför Karlskrona.

Whisky on the rocks was a Russian submarine of the whisky class.

Discover Whiskey on the Rocks in Karlskrona Ö, Sweden: A plaque on this tiny Swedish island commemorates an unusual Cold War standoff of Soviet submarine intrigue. it hit some rocks in Swedish sea.

The ensuing international incident is often referred to as "Whiskey on the rocks".

The classic attack submarines of the “Whiskey” class (Project 613) have been after the VIIC U-Boat type the most prolific submarines in history.

Whiskey on the Rocks - A Window on the1981 Cold War Era. 30-35. Most notorious of all was the 1981 “Whisky on the rocks” incident. Soviet submarine S-363 was a Soviet Navy Whiskey-class submarine of the Baltic Fleet, which became famous under the designation U 137 when it ran aground on October 27, 1981 on the south coast of Sweden, approximately 10 km from Karlskrona, one of the larger Swedish naval bases. 1, 1982, pp. In 1981, in an incident known as “Whiskey on the Rocks,” a Soviet nuclear Whiskey-class submarine was stranded near a major naval base deep inside Swedish waters after it …

March 13, 2011: It was recently revealed that a Swedish ocean survey company, mapping Swedish coastal waters in 2009, had discovered the wreck of a Russian Whiskey class submarine.

215 submarines (1951-58) The mass-built Soviet Submarines.

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"WHISKEY ON THE ROCKS" -THE SUBMARINE INCIDENT OFF KARLSKRONA [Westerlund, Karl-Erik. The sub was the U-137, a W-class vessel — known in military parlance as “Whiskey” class; hence the sardonic name for the whole lurid episode. This was reported to the Swedish Navy, which promptly declared the find the result of a retired sub sinking while being towed by a Russian ship to the wreckers (to be disassembled for scrap) and thus … Witness History. 02-sep-2015 - In October 1981, the Soviet submarine (NATO codename: Whiskey) S-363 accidentally hit an underwater rock about 10 kilometres from the main Swedish naval Marine-Rundschau No.

Just a couple of weeks ago was the 25th anniversary of the “Whiskey on the Rocks” affair, in which a Soviet submarine ran aground on a Swedish island.
Soviet submarine S-363 was a Soviet Navy Whiskey-class submarine of the Baltic Fleet, which became famous under the designation U 137 when it ran aground on 27 October 1981 on the south coast of Sweden, approximately 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from Karlskrona, one of the larger Swedish naval bases. by Sebastien Roblin On the morning of October 28, 1981 two Swedish fishermen were hauling their catch back to Karlskrona when they noticed a mysterious oil slick.

Text på engelska. Whiskey on the rocks incident in 1981. "Whisky on the Rocks" - Der U-Boot-Zwischenfall vor Karlskrona. A Whiskey-class submarine, that is.

Whiskey on the rocks In October 1981, the Soviet submarine U-137 (S-363) accidentally hit an underwater rock about 2 km from the main Swedish naval base at Karlskrona, surfacing within Swedish waters. The Cold War stand-off when a Whiskey-class Soviet submarine was stranded on a Swedish rock in the …