Russian rescue ship KIL-168

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History
Russia
Name: KIL-168
Builder: Neptun Werft, Rostock, East Germany
Launched: 30 September 1989
Commissioned: 5 October 1990
Identification: IMO number: 9030175[1]
Status: in active service, as of 2012
General characteristics [2]
Class and type: Kashtan-class large mooring/buoy tender
Displacement:
  • 4,200 long tons (4,267 t) standard
  • 6,200 long tons (6,299 t) full load
Length: 97.83 m (321 ft 0 in)
Beam: 18.2 m (59 ft 9 in)
Draught: 5.7 m (18 ft 8 in)
Propulsion:
  • Diesel-electric
  • 5 × 775 kW (1,039 hp) diesel generators
  • 2 × 240 kW (322 hp) diesel generators
  • 2 × 1,500 hp (1,119 kW) electric motors
Speed: 13.5 knots (25.0 km/h; 15.5 mph)
Range: 2,000 nmi (3,700 km; 2,300 mi) at 11 kn (20 km/h; 13 mph)
Endurance: 45 days
Complement: 47
Sensors and
processing systems:
MR-201 navigation radar

KIL-168 is a Project 141 (NATO reporting name: Kashtan class) large mooring/buoy tender of the Russian Navy, built by the Neptun Werft Shipyard in Rostock, East Germany, launched on 30 September 1989, and commissioned on 5 October 1990.[2]

The Kashtan class tenders were developed from the Sura class, and are equipped with a 100 ton heavy lift gantry at the stern.[3]

KIL-168 is attached to the 34th Rescue Ships Brigade, Pacific Fleet and based at Vladivostok.[4] In August 2005, it served as support in the rescue of the DSRV AS-28 after it became tangled in underwater antenna cables.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KIL 168 - Details and Position". marinetraffic.com. 2012. Retrieved 15 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Mooring-buoy tender - Project 141". russian-ships.info. 2012. Retrieved 15 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Kashtan Class Large Mooring/Buoy Tenders". globalsecurity.org. 2012. Retrieved 15 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "34th Rescue Ships Bde". Russian Military Analysis. 2012. Retrieved 15 October 2012.