Sibir (nuclear icebreaker)

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The Sibir in 2012
This article is about the nuclear icebreaker. For the 1938 ship, see Sibir (steamship icebreaker).

The Sibir, built 1977, is a retired Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker of the Arktika class. She is the only icebreaker of her class that does not feature a red superstructure.

She was withdrawn from service in 1992 and was reported in 2012 as being moored at Murmansk awaiting scrapping.[1]

She has a gross tonnage of 20655 and a dead weight of 4096 tonnes.[2]


  1. ^ Pettersen, Trude (26 January 2012). "Russia scraps three nuclear icebreakers". Barents Observer. Retrieved 19 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sibir". Marine Traffic. Retrieved 19 December 2013.