Alexander Marinesko, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alexander Marinesko

Soviet naval officer

Date of Birth: 02-Jan-1913

Place of Birth: Odessa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 25-Nov-1963

Profession: submariner, naval officer

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Alexander Marinesko

  • Alexander Ivanovich Marinesko (Russian: ????????? ???????? ?????????, Ukrainian: ????????? ???????? ???i?????, Romanian: Alexandru Marinescu; 15 January 1913 – 25 November 1963) was a Soviet naval officer and, during World War II, the captain of the S-13 submarine that sank the German military transport ship Wilhelm Gustloff.
  • The most successful Soviet submarine commander in terms of gross register tonnage (GRT) sunk, with 42,000 GRT to his name, he was posthumously awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union in 1990

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