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|Open joint-stock company|
|Headquarters||Vasilyevsky Island, Saint Petersburg, Russia|
|Parent||United Shipbuilding Corporation|
The Baltic Shipyard (Baltiysky Zavod, formerly Shipyard 189) (Russian: Балтийский завод имени С. Орджоникидзе) is one of the oldest shipyards in Russia and is the part of United Shipbuilding Corporation today.
It is located in Saint Petersburg in the south-western part of Vasilievsky Island. It is one of the three shipyards active in Saint Petersburg. Together with the Admiralty Shipyard it has been responsible for building a large part of Imperial Russian battleships as well as Soviet nuclear-powered icebreakers. Currently it is specializing in merchant ships while the Admiralty yard specializes in diesel-electric submarines.
The shipyard was founded in 1856 by the St. Petersburg merchant M. Carr and the Scotsman M. L. MacPherson. It subsequently became the Carr and MacPherson yard. In 1864 it built two monitors of the Uragan class. In 1874 the shipyard was sold to Prince Ochtomski.
In 1934 the shipyard started work on the three prototypes for the S-class submarine, based on a German design produced by the Dutch company Ingenieurskantoor voor Scheepsbouw. The Soviets renamed the shipyard Zavod 189 'im. Sergo Ordzhonikidze' on 30 December 1936.
- Peresvet-class battleship
- Borodino-class battleship
- Borodino-class battlecruiser
- Andrei Pervozvanny-class battleship
- Gangut-class battleship
- Kronshtadt-class battlecruiser
- Sverdlov-class cruiser
- Russian battlecruiser Petr Velikiy
- Taimyr-class nuclear icebreaker
- Dekabrist-class submarine
- Baltijos Laivų Statykla in Lithuania
- Arktika-class icebreaker
- Admiralty Shipyard
- Severnaya Verf
- Official website (in Russian)
- Official website (in English)
- Baltiysky Zavod JSC on Federation of American Scientists
- Baltic Shipyard on Nuclear Threat Initiative
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