The minelayer is a naval ship used for deploying sea mines.
Confirmed victories of minelayer Marti achieved with mines: 1 October 1941 : sunk German submarine chaser UJ-117 close Hanko. 21 November 1941 : sunk German tug Fohn (303 GRT) on convoy to Tallin. 11 June 1942 : sunk German support-ship MRS-11 Osnabruck close Tallin. Ship was later recovered but the temporary loss caused distress among the Germans because were lost 84 men and the mine-field was actually known, but captain did not received the proper chart in time.
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