World Navies Today: Russian General Support Auxiliaries

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This list includes all general support auxiliaries: logistics, trials & experimental, electronic surveillance, survey & research, and miscellaneous support ships over 500 tons displacement. Ships not yet commissioned, or in long-term overhaul/conversion, are listed in italics. Navigation and surface-search radars are not listed. All classifications are purely unofficial and are based on an attempt to use standard classifications throughout all navies; they may or may not correspond to "official" designations.

State of the Russian Fleet: Due to continued political, economic and societal chaos in Russia, the Fleet is in a badly deteriorated state. Even those ships that remain in commission and theoretically operational are generally unable to deploy, due to lack of trained crews and lack of funds to buy fuel and stores. In general maintenance is minimal or nonexistent, and there are no funds to conduct much-needed overhauls, even for major fleet units. Many ships have been abandoned when repairs or refits came due. This list identifies those units believed to remain operational, but most of these units are unable to deploy for the reasons cited above. Ships in refit are listed only when there is a reasonable chance of them returning to service. Ships laid up pending refit generally are listed, as they could return to service if funding became available. Many ships, especially auxiliaries, have been operating in commercial or charter freight or passenger service to raise operating funds. These are listed as active units, as they could rapidly return to naval roles if required. Fleets: The following abbreviations are used to indicate fleet assignements: NOR: Northern Fleet, headquarters at Severomorsk. PAC: Pacific Fleet, headquarters at Vladivostok. BLK: Black Sea Fleet, headquarters at Sevastopol. BALT: Baltic Sea Fleet, headquarters at Kaliningrad. CASP: Caspian Flotilla. RIV: Units assigned to service on inland rivers.

Electronic Surveillance Ships Survey & Research Ships Trials, Trials Support & Experimental Ships Logistics Support Ships Miscellaneous Support Ships

Electronic Surveillance Ships
Belomor'ye (Lira/'Balzam' class) electronic surveillance ship (1 ship) (Project 1826)
Displacement: 4,900 tons full load Dimensions: 105 x 15.5 x 5 meters/344.5 x 50.8 x 16.4 feet Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 9,000 bhp, 20 knots Crew: 220 Sonar: hull mounted MF, HF dipping, possible passive arrays EW: Intercept arrays Armament: 1 30 mm AA, 2 SA-N-5/8 SAM positions Concept/Program: The first, and the largest, purpose-built ELINT ships. Equipped for UNREP. Carry SSV (Communications Vessel) numbers. Classification: Probably Bol'shoy Razvedyatel'niye Korabl' (BRK); Large Intelligence Ship. Builders: Yantar Zavod 820, Kaliningrad. Disposals/Reserve: Class leadship Lira stricken 1998; Aziya and Pribaltika in reserve. Number SSV-571 Name Belomor'ye Year 1986 FLT NOR Homeport Notes

Primor'ye class electronic surveillance ships (2 ships) (Project 394B)
Displacement: 4,340 tons full load Dimensions: 84.6 x 14 x 7.2 meters/277.6 x 45.9 x 23.6 feet Propulsion: 2 diesels, 1 shaft, 2,000 bhp, 12.5 knots Crew: 150 Radar: Mad Hack planar array in SSV-501 Sonar: Bronza array EW: Intercept arrays Armament: SA-N-5/8 SAM positions Concept/Program: Large ELINT ships converted from sternhaul factory trawlers. Carry SSV (Communications Vessel) numbers.

Classification: Probably Bol'shoy Razvedyatel'niye Korabl' (BRK); Large Intelligence Ship. Builders: 61 Kommunara Zavod, Nikolayev, Ukraine. Built 1969-1973. Disposals/Reserve: Four stricken and scrapped 1993-1996. Number SSV-590 SSV-591 Name Krym Kavkaz Year FLT BLK BLK Homeport Sevastopol Sevastopol Notes

Meridian ('Vishnaya') class electronic surveillance ships (7 ships) (Project 864)
Displacement: 3,470 tons full load Dimensions: 94.4 x 14.6 x 4.5 meters/309.7 x 47.9 x 14.7 feet Propulsion: 2 Sulzer diesels, 2 shafts, 4,400 bhp, 16 knots Crew: 146 + 6 transients Sonar: Pamyat hull mounted arrays, HF dipping EW: Intercept arrays Armament: 2 30 mm AA, 2 SA-N-8 SAM positions Concept/Program: Large, purpose-built ELINT ships. Carry SSV (Communications Vessel) numbers. Classification: Probably Bol'shoy Razvedyatel'niye Korabl' (BRK); Large Intelligence Ship. Builders: Stocznia Polnocna, Gdansk, Poland. Number SSV-520 SSV-169 SSV-208 SSV-535 SSV-201 SSV-175 SSV-231 Name Meridian Tavriya Kuril'y Kareliya Priazov'ye Odograf Pelengator Year 1985 1986 1986 1986 1987 1988 1989 FLT BALT NOR PAC PAC BLK NOR BALT Homeport Notes

Converted 'Yug' class electronic surveillance ships (2 ships) (Project 0862.1/0862.2)
Displacement: 2,500 tons full load Dimensions: 82.5 x 13.5 x 4.1 meters/270.7 x 44.3 x 13.5 feet Propulsion: 2 Sulzer diesels, 2 shafts, 3,600 bhp, 15.5 knots Crew: 80 EW: Intercept arrays Armament: 2 dual 12.7 mm MG Concept/Program: Converted from oceanographic research ships. Carry relatively little ELINT gear, indicating that they may be employed in other forms of intelligence collection. Carry SSV (Communications Vessel) numbers. Classification: Probably Sredniy Razvedyatel'niye Korabl' (SRK); Medium Intelligence Ship. Builders: Stocznia Polnocna, Gdansk, Poland. Built 1978-????. Number SSV-703 SSV-704 Name Temryuk Year 19??/89 19??/90 FLT NOR NOR Homeport Notes

Converted 'Moma' class electronic surveillance ships (4 ships) (Project 861M)
Displacement: 1,580 tons full load Dimensions: 73.3 x 11.2 x 3.9 meters/240.5 x 36.7 x 12.8 feet Propulsion: 2 Sulzer diesels, 2 shafts, 3,600 bhp, 16 knots Crew: 80-120 Sonar: Bronza array EW: Intercept arrays Armament: 2 SA-N-5/8 SAM positions Concept/Program: ELINT ships converted from 'Moma' class survey ships/buoy tenders. Only two units have undergone major conversions; other conversions are relatively minor. Carry SSV (Communications Vessel) numbers. Classification: Probably Mal'yy Razvedyatel'niye Korabl' (MRK); Small Intelligence Ship.

Builders: Stocznia Polnocna, Gdansk, Poland. Built 1968-1974. Disposals/Reserve: Six units stricken 1994-96. Number Name Ekvator Kil'din Liman Nakhodka Year FLT PAC Homeport Notes

SSV-506

PAC

'Alpinist' class electronic surveillance ships (3 ships) (Project 503M)
Displacement: 1,140 tons full load Dimensions: 53.7 x 10.5 x 4.1 meters/176.2 x 34.4 x 13.5 feet Propulsion: 2 diesel, 1 shaft, 1,320 bhp, 12.5 knots Crew: 60 Sonar: Paltus-MP EW: Intercept Arrays Armament: 2 SA-N-8 SAM positions Concept/Program: ELINT ships converted from large sternhaul trawlers. Carry GS (Hydrographic Vessel) numbers. Classification: Probably Mal'yy Razvedyatel'niye Korabl' (MRK); Small Intelligence Ship. Builders: Leninskaya Kuznetsa Zavod, Kiev, Ukraine. Built 1981-82. Disposals/Reserve: GS-8 stricken 1994. Number GS-7 GS-19 GS-39 Name Year FLT PAC PAC BALT Homeport Notes

Discarded Classes: All 'Mayak', Nikolay Zubov, "Okean", 'Pamir' and Keyla class electronic surveillance ships have been stricken.

Survey & Research Ships
Sibirykov class oceanographic research ships (2 ships) (Project 873)
Displacement: 3,422 tons full load Dimensions: 85.65 x 15 x 4.8 meters/281 x 49.2 x 15.7 feet Propulsion: Diesel-electric, 2 Sulzer diesels, 2 shafts, 6,480 shp, 14 knots Crew: 58 civilian + 12 mission crew Concept/Program: Designed for exploration of seafloor mineral resources; carry two small submersibles. Classification: Probably Ekspeditsionnoye Okeanograficheskoye Sudno (EOS); Expeditionary Oceanographc Vessel Builders: A. Warski SY, Szczecin, Poland. Name Sibiryakov Romuald Muklevich Year 1990 1991 FLT BALT NOR Homeport Notes

Nikolay Zubov class oceanographic research ships (3 ships) (Project 850)
Displacement: 3,021-3,123 tons full load Dimensions: 89.7 x 13 x 4.8 meters/294.3 x 42.7 x 15.7 feet Propulsion: 2 Sulzer diesels, 2 shafts, 4,800 bhp, 16.5 knots Crew: 68 civilian + 42 mission crew + 36 passengers/transients Concept/Program: Smaller general-purpose research ships. Elderly, but retained in service because they are economical to operate. Probably will be discarded soon. Classification: Probably Ekspeditsionnoye Okeanograficheskoye Sudno (EOS); Expeditionary Oceanographc Vessel Builders: A. Warski SY, Szczecin, Poland. Built 1963-68.

Name Andrey Vil'kitskiy Boris Davydov Semen Dezhnev

Year

FLT

Homeport

Notes

Yug class oceanographic research ships (8 ships) (Project 862)
Displacement: 2,490 tons full load Dimensions: 82.5 x 13.5 x 3.97 meters/270.6 x 44.3 x 13 feet Propulsion: 2 Sulzer diesels, 2 shafts, 3,600 bhp, 15.6 knots Crew: 46 civilian + 20 mission crew + 4 passengers/transients Concept/Program: General-purpose research ships. 6 sisters are in reserve. Classification: Ekspeditsionnoye Okeanograficheskoye Sudno (EOS); Expeditionary Oceanographc Vessel Builders: Stocznia Polnocna, Gdansk, Poland. Built 1978-1983. Name Donuzlav Gidrolog Gorizont Marshal Gelovani Pegas Stvor Tayga Vitse-Admiral Vorontsov Year FLT BLK Homeport Notes

PAC BLK

Reserve Classes: Three Akademik Krylov class oceanographic research ships are in reserve (one of these remains nominally in commission); three have been stricken. Discarded Classes: All Abkhaziya class research ships have been stricken; icebreaking research ship Vladimir Kavrayskiy reported stricken 1995, three Polyus class research ships stricken 1993-1994, research ship Nevel'skoy to reserve 1991 and stricken 1992.

'Moma' class coastal survey ships/buoy tenders (5 ships) (Project 861)
Displacement: 1,502 tons full load Dimensions: 73.3 x 11.2 x 3.8 meters/240.5 x 36.7 x 12.5 feet Propulsion: 2 Sulzer diesels, 2 shafts, 3,600 bhp, 15 knots Crew: 41 civilian Concept/Program: Largest survey ships in Russian naval service; like virtually all Soviet/Russian survey ships, they also serve as buoy tenders. This class has been extensively exported and converted for other uses, both in the USSR/Russia and abroad. 6 are in reserve and many others have been discarded. Classification: Probably Gidrogaficheskoye Sudno (GS); Hydrographic Survey Ship. Builders: Stocznia Polnocna, Gdansk, Poland. Built 1967-1974. Name Andromeda Antares Antarktida Kril'on Mars Year FLT Homeport Notes

'Samara' class coastal survey ships/buoy tenders (2 ships) (Project 860, Azimut)
Displacement: 1,276 tons full load Dimensions: 59.4 x 10.5 x 3.8 meters/194.8 x 34.4 x 12.5 feet Propulsion: 2 Sulzer diesels, 2 shaft, 3,300 bhp, 15.5 knots Crew: 45 civilian Concept/Program: Elderly survey ships; many sisters discarded. Classification: Probably Gidrogaficheskoye Sudno (GS); Hydrographic Survey Ship. Builders: Stocznia Polnocna, Gdansk, Poland.

Name Glubometr Pamyat' Merkuriya

Year 1965 1965

FLT PAC BLK

Homeport

Notes

'Finik' class coastal survey ships/buoy tenders (13 ships) (Project 872)
Displacement: 1,200 tons full load Dimensions: 61.3 x 11.8 x 3.28 meters/201 x 38.7 x 10.8 feet Propulsion: 2 Sulzer diesels, 2 shafts, 1,920 bhp, 13.8 knots Crew: 28 civilian Concept/Program: Another class of small survey ships/buoy tenders. Five built for export. One unit serves in an experimental role; many sisters in reserve or discarded. Classification: Gidrogaficheskoye Sudno (GS); Hydrographic Survey Ship. Builders: Stocznia Polnocna, Gdansk, Poland. Built 1979-1981. Number GS-44 GS-84 GS-87 GS-260 GS-272 GS-278 GS-294 GS-297 GS-388 GS-397 GS-398 GS-404 GS-405 Year FLT PAC PAC NOR NOR PAC NOR NOR NOR PAC NOR PAC NOR Homeport Notes

'Biya' class coastal survey ships/buoy tenders (6 ships) (Project 871)
Displacement: 723 tons full load Dimensions: 54.3 x 9.56 x 2.65 meters/178.2 x 31.4 x 8.7 feet Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 1,100 bhp, 13 knots Crew: 25 civilian Concept/Program: Small survey ships/buoy tenders; many built for export. Many sisters discarded or in reserve. Classification: Gidrogaficheskoye Sudno (GS); Hydrographic Survey Ship. Builders: Stocznia Polnocna, Gdansk, Poland. Built 1972-1976. Number GS-193 GS-200 GS-202 GS-210 GS-214 GS-273 Year FLT NOR PAC CASP PAC NOR BLK Homeport Notes

'Kamenka' class coastal survey ships/buoy tenders (3 ships) (Project 870)
Displacement: 703 tons full load Dimensions: 53.5 x 9.4 x 2.62 meters/175.5 x 30.8 x 8.6 feet Propulsion: 2 Sulzer diesels, 2 shafts, 1,765 bhp, 13.7 knots Crew: 24 civilian Concept/Program: Similar to the 'Biya' class, but with larger buoy handling facilities and no survey launch. Many sisters discarded or in reserve. Classification: Gidrogaficheskoye Sudno (GS); Hydrographic Survey Ship. Builders: Stocznia Polnocna, Gdansk, Poland. Built 1968-1972.

Number GS-78 GS-199 GS-211

Year

FLT NOR PAC PAC

Homeport

Notes

'Vinograd' class coastal survey ships (2 ships) (Project Ayristo)
Displacement: 499 tons full load Dimensions: 32.3 x 9.6 x 2.6 meters/106 x 31.5 x 8.5 feet Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 598 bhp, 10 knots Crew: 19 civilian Concept/Program: Small coastal survey ships. Classification: Gidrogaficheskoye Sudno (GS); Hydrographic Survey Ship. Builders: Rauma-Repola SY, Savonlinna, Finland. Number GS-525 GS-526 Year 1985 1985 FLT BALT NOR Homeport Notes

Discarded Classes: The converted 'Muna' class survey ships were stricken 1996-97.

Trials, Trials Support and Experimental Ships
Marshal Krylov (Marshal Nedelin class) missile range instrumentation/space event support ship (1 ship) (Project 1914/1914.1)
Displacement: 25,300 tons full load Dimensions: 211.2 x 27.7 x 8.3 meters/692.9 x 90.9 x 27.2 feet Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 16,000 bhp, 22 knots Crew: 403 + 11 transients Radar: MR-320 Topaz-B/Strut Pair air/surf search or MR-750 Fregat/Top Plate 3-D air search, End Tray tracking, Ship Globe tracking Sonar: Platina-S hull mounted, Uzh dipping Aviation: Aft helicopter deck and hangar for 2 Ka-32 helicopters Concept/Program: Intended to serve dual roles as missile range instrumentation/tracking ships and space event support/communications ships. A third unit was cancelled, and a modified version being built for civilian service was sold incomplete. Class leadship stricken 1997. Classification: Unknown. Builders: United Admiralty SY, St. Petersburg. Name Marshal Krylov Year 1989 FLT PAC Homeport Vladivostok Notes

'Onega' class acoustic trials ships (up to 18 ships) (Project 1806)
Displacement: 1,410-1,460 tons full load Dimensions: 80 x 11.6 x 3.17-3.27 meters/262.5 x 38.1 x 10.4-10.7 feet Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 2,800 bhp, 14 knots Crew: 88-95 Sonar: Arktika-M passive array Concept/Program: Apparently intended for monitoring of warship acoustic signatures, and possibly other related signatures. 18 units remain in existence, but many may be in reserve; several sisters stricken.

Classification: Gidroakusticheskoye Kontrol'noye Sudno (GKS); Hydroacoustic Monitoring Ship, and Sudno Fizicheskiy Poley (SFP); Physical Fields Measuring Vessel. Builders: Zelenodol'sk Zavod. Built 1973-1993. Name Akademik Isanin Akademik Semenikhin Inzhener Akulov GKS-224 GKS-240 GKS-283 GKS-286 SFP-52 SFP-95 SFP-173 SFP-177 SFP-183 SFP-224 SFP-288 SFP-295 SFP-372 SFP-542 SFP-562 Year 1994 1992 1996 FLT NOR BALT BALT PAC NOR NOR OAC NOR PAC BLK BLK Homeport Notes

1991 1991

PAC PAC NOR

'Potok'/Modified T-58 class weapons trials ship (1 ship)
Displacement: 860 tons full load Dimensions: 72.1 x 9.4 x 2.5 meters/236.5 x 30.8 x 8.2 feet Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 4,000 bhp, 17 knots Crew: 30 Armament: various depending on tests Concept/Program: Survivor of six purpose-built weapons trials ships, mainly intended for torpedo testing but also used for other weapons. Modified version of the T-58 minesweeper; replacements for converted T-43 minesweepers. Classification: Opitnoye Sudno (OS); Experimental Vessel. Builders: Unknown. Built 1977-1979.

Number OS-138

Year

FLT Inland

Homeport

Notes

Converted T-43 class acoustic trials ships (up to 6 ships) (Project 513M)
Displacement: 580 tons full load Dimensions: 58 x 8.5 x 2.3 meters/190.3 x 27.9 x 7.5 feet Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 2,200 bhp, 14.5 knots Crew: 60 Sonar: MG-11 Tamir-11 HF, Mars-24KI passive array Concept/Program: Survivors of 25 minesweepers modified as acoustic monitoring vessels. Now being discarded. Up to 6 remain from among the units listed below. Classification: Gidroakusticheskoye Kontrol'noye Sudno (GKS); Hydroacoustic Monitoring Ship Builders: Various. Built 1956-1958. Number GKS-14 GKS-16 GKS-18 GKS-19 GKS-20 GKS-21 Year FLT Homeport Notes

CASP

Reserve Classes: The very large nuclear powered space event support / missile tracking / communications / command ship Ural has not operated since 1989, and is laid up in reserve in the Pacific. It is unlikely that she will return to service after such a lengthy period of inactivity; her operating costs are surely astronomical. The sonar trials ship Kamchatka has been in reserve since 1993. Discarded Classes: All 'Desna' and Sibir' class missile range instrumentation ships have been stricken. The 'Sorum' class trials ship has been stricken; the 'Alpinist' class trials support ship is out of service, and the 'Natya' class mine countermeasures trials ship was scrapped in 1997.

Logistics Support Ships
Aleksandr Brykin ('Sadko' class) ballistic missile transport (1 ship) (Project 11570)
Displacement: 11,440 tons full load Dimensions: 159.07 x 23 x 5.48 meters/521.8 x 75.5 x 18 feet Propulsion: Diesel-electric, 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 12,000 bhp, 16.5 knots Crew: 148 Cargo: 16 SS-N-20 SLBM; 2902 cubic meters other cargo Radar: Fregat-MA/Half Plate-A 3-D air search EW: Bell Shroud intercept, Bell Squat jammer, 2 PK-16 decoy RL, 2 PK-10 decoy RL Armament: 4 30 mm AA, 2 SA-N-8 SAM position, 1 MRG-14 grenade launcher Concept/Program: Large missile transport intended to support 'Typhoon' class SSBNs. Missiles are stored vertically and lifted by a 125-ton crane. Classification: Unknown. Builders: United Admiralty SY, St. Petersburg Name Aleksandr Brykin Year 1987 FLT NOR Homeport Notes

Daugava (modified Amga class) ballistic missile transport (1 ship) (Project 1791)
Displacement: 6,200 tons full load Dimensions: 113 x 17.6 x 3.3 meters/370.7 x 57.7 x 10.8 feet Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 7,500 bhp, 14 knots Crew: 56 Armament: 2 dual 25 mm Concept/Program: Enlarged version of the Amga class transports listed below. Classification: Unknown. Builders: Krasnoye Sormovo SY, Nizhniy Novgorod.

Name Daugava

Year 1981

FLT PAC

Homeport

Notes

Vetluga (Amga class) ballistic missile transport (1 ship) (Project 1791)
Displacement: 4,480 tons full load Dimensions: 104 x 17.6 x 3.3 meters/341.2 x 57.7 x 10.8 feet (Daugava: 110 x 17.6 x 3.3 meters/361 x 57.7 x 10.8 feet) Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 7,500 bhp, 14 knots Crew: 56 Armament: 2 dual 25 mm Concept/Program: Ballistic missile transport to support SSBNs. Design is similar to a small freighter or tanker, and the missiles appear to be carried flat on deck. Class leadship in reserve. Classification: Unknown. Builders: Krasnoye Sormovo SY, Nizhniy Novgorod. Name Vetluga Year 1976 FLT PAC Homeport Notes

Voronezh ('Lama' class) cruise missile transport (1 ship) (Project 323A/323B)
Displacement: 4,100 tons full load Dimensions: 112.6 x 15.5 x 4.15 meters/369.4 x 50.8 x 13.6 feet Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 2,600 bhp, 13 knots Crew: 154 (up to 420 when serving as small craft tenders) Cargo: 12-18 cruise missiles Radar: Fut-N/Slim Net or MR-302 Rubka/Strut Curve air/surf. search Armament: 1 or 2 quad or 2 dual 57mm/70cal DP, 2 or 4 SA-N-5/8 SAM positions, 2 dual 25 mm AA Concept/Program: Survivor of seven SSM transports; also could serve as tenders to small patrol/missile craft. Classification: Plavuchaya Raketno-Tekhnicheskaya Basa (PRTB) Builders: Black Sea SY, Nikolayev, Ukraine. Built 1963-1979.

Name Voronezh

Year

FLT BLK

Homeport Sevastopol

Notes

'Muna' class coastal munutions transports (up to 15 ships) (Project 1823/1824)
Displacement: 688 tons full load Dimensions: 51.5 x 8.4 x 2.7 meters/169 x 27.6 x 8.9 feet Propulsion: 1 diesel, 1 shaft, 600 bhp, 11 knots Crew: 15 + 7 passengers/transients Cargo: 175 tons Concept/Program: Small coastal transports for missiles, torpedoes, etc. Of 21 units built, up to 15 may remain in service. Classification: Voyennyy Transport (VTR); Military Transport Builders: ?? SY, Nikolayev, Ukraine; Nakhodka SY. Built 1970-1976.

Discarded Classes: All missile transports of the Yuniy Partizan, 'Andizhan', MP-6 and 'Melitipol' classes have been discarded.

Amur ('Belyanka') class special wastes tankers (2 ships) (Project 1151.0)
Displacement: 8,250 tons full load Dimensions: 130.3 x 17.34 x 6.95 meters/427.5 x 56.9 x 22.8 feet Propulsion: 2 diesels, 1 shaft, 9,000 bhp, 15.3 knots Crew: 86 civilian Cargo: 1,070 tons Concept/Program: Special tankers for collection of nuclear plant waste water and spent cooling rods. A third unit may have been laid down but was not completed. Classification: Unknown. Builders: Karamaki Zavod, Vyborg. Name Amur Pinega Year 1987 1987 FLT NOR PAC Homeport Severodvinsk Notes

'Vala' class special wastes tankers (up to 4 ships) (Project 1783A)
Displacement: 2,300 tons full load Dimensions: 74.4 x 11.5 x 3.95 meters/244.1 x 37.7 x 13 feet Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2,600 bhp, 11 knots Crew: 33 Cargo: 906 tons Concept/Program: Small tankers employed in the collection (and sometimes dumping) of liquid nuclear wastes. Some of the units listed below may be in reserve. Classification: Unknown. Builders: Karamaki Zavod, Vyborg; ?? Zavod, Vladivostok. Built 1964-1971. Number TNT-11 TNT-19 TNT-23 TNT-29 Year FLT NOR NOR PAC NOR Homeport Notes

'Luza' class missile fuels tankers (4 ships) (Project 1541)
Displacement: 1,540 tons full load Dimensions: 62.2 x 10 x 3.63 meters/204.1 x 32.8 x 11.9 feet Propulsion: 1 diesel, 1 shaft, 1,000 bhp, 12.2 knots Crew: 40 civilian Cargo: 357 tons missile fuel oxidizer, 152 tons missile fuel Concept/Program: Small, specially-built tankers to transport missile fuels. Five sisters discarded. Classification: Unknown. Builders: Sredniy Neva SY, Kolpino. Built 1960-1962. Name Alambay Barguzin Year FLT PAC PAC Homeport Notes

Don Selenga

BLK BALT

Yauza (Amguema class) polar logistics ship (1 ship) (Project 550)
Displacement: 14,470 tons full load Dimensions: 133.1 x 18.8 x 7.6 meters/436.7 x 618 x 25 feet Propulsion: Diesel-electric, 4 diesels, 1 shaft, 7,200 shp, 15 knots Crew: 58 civilian Concept/Program: Icebreaking passenger-cargo ship; sister to numerous civilian units. Classification: Unknown. Builders: Kherson SY. Name Yauza Year 1974 FLT NOR Homeport Notes

Yamal ('Vytegrales' class) logistics ship (1 ship) (Project 1918)
Displacement: 8,920 tons full load Dimensions: 121.9 x 16.7 x 6.8 meters/400 x 54.8 x 22.3 feet Propulsion: 1 Burmeister & Wain diesel, 1 shaft, 5,200 bhp, 16 knots Crew: 60 Concept/Program: Originally built as a merchant timber carrier, then converted to a space event support ship, then reconverted to a conventional freighter. Numerous other units of this class have served in various roles. Classification: Unknown. Builders: Zhdanov Zavod, St. Petersburg. Built 1963-66. Name Yamal Year FLT Homeport Notes

Neon Antonov class logistics ships (2 ships) (Project 1595)
Displacement: 4,040 tons full load Dimensions: 96.3 x 14.5 x 5.1 meters/315.9 x 47.6 x 16.7 feet Propulsion: 2 diesels, 1 shaft, 7,500 bhp, 18 knots Crew: 45 + 18 passengers/transients Concept/Program: Naval units of a class of coastal freighters operated by the Maritime Border Guard. These units have been employed in commercial cargo carrying since 1992 but remain naval-manned and available for naval use. Classification: Unknown. Builders: Unknown. Built 1978-1987. Name Dvina Irbit Year FLT Homeport Notes

Yuniy Partizan class logistics ships (2 ships) (Project 740)
Displacement: 3,947 tons full load Dimensions: 88.75 x 12.8 x 4.6 meters/291.2 x 42 x 15.1 feet Propulsion: 1 Sulzer diesel, 1 shaft, 2,080 bhp, 12.8 knots Crew: 35 civilian Concept/Program: Small freighters, sisters to 20 built for civilian service. Ufa has been employed in commercial cargo carrying since 1992 but remains navy-subordinated and available for naval use. Classification: Unknown. Builders: Turnu-Severin SY, Romania; Oltenitza SY, Romania. Name Pechora Ufa Year 1976 1977 FLT NOR PAC Homeport Notes

Miscellaneous Support Ships
Ob' class hospital ships (3 ships) (Project B-320/B-320 II)
Displacement: 11,623-11,977 tons full load Dimensions: 152.6 x 19.4 x 6.39 meters/500.7 x 63.6 x 21 feet Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 15,600 bhp, 19.8 knots Crew: 124 civilian + 83 naval medical + 300 patients or 650 passengers Aviation: Aft helicopter deck and hangar Concept/Program: Hospital ships; can also serve as troopships. Class leadship stricken 1997. Classification: Unknown. Builders: A. Warski SY, Szczecin, Poland. Name Irtysh Sivr' Yenisey Year 1990 1989 1981 FLT NOR BLK Homeport Notes

Ingul ('Klazma') class cable ships (5 ships) (Project 1112)
Displacement: 6,810 tons full load Dimensions: 130.4 x 16 x 5.75 meters/427.8 x 52.5 x 18.9 feet Propulsion: Diesel-electric, 4 Wartsila diesels, 2 shafts, 4,600 shp, 15.7 knots Crew: 85-118 civilian Cargo: 1,600 meters cable Concept/Program: Large cablelayers; now elderly but replacements cancelled. Several units stricken. Classification: Kabel'noye Sudno (KS); Cable Ship. Builders: Wartsila SY, Turku, Finland. Name Yana Donets Year 1963 1968 FLT NOR BALT Homeport Notes

Zeya Tavda Inguri

1970 1977 1978

NOR PAC NOR

Biriusa class coastal cable ship (1 ship) (Project 1175)
Displacement: 2,370 tons full load Dimensions: 86.1 x 12.6 x 3.1 meters/282.5 x 41.3 x 10.2 feet Propulsion: Diesel-electric, 2 Wartsila diesels, 2 shafts, 1,700 shp, 11.8 knots Crew: 48 civilian Cargo: 600 tons cable Concept/Program: Smaller cable ship; an enlarged version of the previous class. Sister Biriusa is in reserve. Classification: Probably Kabel'noye Sudno (KS); Cable Ship. Builders: Wartsila, Turku, Finland. Name Kem' Year 1986 FLT PAC Homeport Notes

Emba class coastal cable ship (1 ship) (Project 1172)
Displacement: 2,145 tons full load Dimensions: 75.9 x 12.6 x 3.1 meters/249 x 41.3 x 10.2 feet Propulsion: Diesele-electric, 2 Wartsila diesels, 2 shafts, 1,360 shp, 11.8 knots Crew: 38 civilian Cargo: 300 tons cable Concept/Program: Small cable ship for operations in shallows, rivers and harbors. One sister in reserve, one discarded. Classification: Probably Kabel'noye Sudno (KS); Cable Ship. Builders: Wartsila, Turku, Finland. Name Setun' Year 1981 FLT BLK Homeport Notes

Smol'nyy class training ships (2 ships) (Project 887)
Displacement: 7,270 tons full load Dimensions: 138 x 17.2 x 5.53 meters/452.8 x 56.4 x 18.1 feet Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 16,000 bhp, 20 knots Crew: 132 + 30 instructors + 300 cadets Radar: Angara-M/Head Net-C 3-D air search Sonar: Shelon hull mounted MF EW: Watch Dog intercept Armament: 2 dual 76.2mm/59cal DP, 2 dual 30 mm AA, 1 RBU-2500 ASW RL Concept/Program: Purpose-built training ships; replaced the Sverdlov class cruisers previously used in the role. Sister Khasan in reserve. Classification: Uchebnoye Sudno (US); Training Ship. Builders: A. Warski SY, Szczecin, Poland. Name Smol'nyy Perekop Year 1976 1978 FLT BALT BALT Homeport Kronshtadt Kronshtadt Notes

Discarded Classes: The 'Urga' class training ship Gangut was stricken 1997; sister Borodino stricken 1996.

'Kashtan' class large mooring/buoy tenders (6 ships)
Displacement: 5,250 tons full load Dimensions: 113 x 18.22 x 3.71 meters/370.7 x 59.8 x 12.2 feet Propulsion: Diesel-electric, 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 3,000 shp, 13.75 knots Crew: 44 + 10 transients Cargo: ?? tons plus 300 tons fuel Concept/Program: Very large mooring/buoy tenders with a 100 ton heavy lift gantry at the stern. Developed from the previous 'Sura' class. Pacific fleet units have been employed in commercial cargo carrying since 1992 but remain naval-manned and available for naval use. Classification: Kilektor (KIL); Mooring Tender. Builders: VEB Neptunwerft, Rostock, East Germany.

Disposals/Reserve: KIL-140 reclassified as SS-750, submersible support ship, in 1995. KIL-158 to Ukraine. Name Aleksandr Pushkin KIL-143 KIL-164 KIL-168 KIL-498 KIL-927 Year 1988 1989 1989 1990 1990 1988 FLT BALT NOR NOR PAC PAC PAC Homeport Murmansk Murmansk Vladivostok Vladivostok Vladivostok Notes ex-KIL-926

'Sura' class large mooring/buoy tenders (5 ships) (Project 145)
Displacement: 3,150 tons full load Dimensions: 87.3 x 14.8 x 5.1 meters/286.4 x 48.6 x 16.7 feet Propulsion: Diesel-electric, 4 diesels, 2 shafts, 1,780 shp, 13.2 knots Crew: 45 civilian Cargo: 460 tons plus 300 tons fuel Concept/Program: Large buoy/mooring tenders with a 65 ton heavy lift gantry at the stern. Several sisters discarded or in reserve. Classification: Kilektor (KIL); Mooring Tender. Builders: VEB Neptunwerft, Rostock, East Germany. Built 1965-1978. Number KIL-21 KIL-22 KIL-25 KIL-27 KIL-31 Year FLT PAC NOR BLK PAC NOR Homeport Notes

Ivan Susanin port icebreaker (1 ship) (Project 97P)
Displacement: 3,710 tons full load Dimensions: 70 x 18.1 x 6.14 meters/229.7 x 59.4 x 20.1 feet Propulsion: Diesel-electric, 3 diesels, 2 shafts, 4,800 shp, 14 knots

Crew: 120 Aviation: aft helicopter deck Concept/Program: Former KGB patrol icebreaker disarmed and transferred to the navy as a port icebreaker. Similar to the Dobrynya Nikitich class, below. Classification: Unknown. Builders: Admiralty SY, St. Petersburg. Disposals/Reserve: Ruslan stricken 1996. Name Ivan Susanin Year 1973 FLT PAC Homeport Notes

Dobrynya Nikitich class port icebreakers (5 ships) (Project 97)
Displacement: 2,700-2,940 tons full load Dimensions: 67.7 x 18.3 x 5.5 meters/222 x 60 x 18 feet Propulsion: Diesel-electric, 3 diesels, 2 shafts, 5,400 shp, 14.5 knots; 1 bow shaft Crew: 48 Concept/Program: Naval units of a large class (20 units) built for both naval and civilian use. Classification: Unknown. Builders: Admiralty SY, St. Petersburg. Built 1959-1974. Disposals/Reserve: Vyuga stricken 1991, Il'ya Muromets stricken 1993. Name Dobrynya Nikitich Purga Buran Sadko Peresvet Year 1960 1961 1966 1968 1970 FLT BLK BALT BALT PAC NOR Homeport Notes

'Tomba' class generator ship (1 ship) (Project 305)
Displacement: 5,411 tons full load Dimensions: 108.6 x 16.5 x 4.5 meters/356.3 x 54 x 14.8 feet Propulsion: 1 diesel, 1 shaft, 3,000 bhp, 12.5 knots Crew: 63 Concept/Program: Survivor of four ships built to provide electricity and steam to Kiev class carriers while in port. Likely to be discarded soon. Classification: Elektrostantsiye Nativatel'noye Sudno (ENS); Electric Power Station and Steam-Source Ship) Builders: A. Warski SY, Szczecin, Poland. Number ENS-348 Year 1978 FLT PAC Homeport Notes

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