Russian submarine Krasnoyarsk (K-173)

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History
Russia
Name: K-173 Krasnoyarsk
Laid down: 4 August 1983
Launched: 27 March 1986
Commissioned: 31 December 1986
Status: Scrapped
General characteristics
Class and type: Oscar II-class submarine
Displacement: 13.400 t, 16.400 t
Length: 154 m (505 ft 3 in)
Beam: 18.2 m (59 ft 9 in)
Draft: 9 m (29 ft 6 in)
Propulsion: 2 nuclear reactors OK-650b, 2 steam turbines, 2/7-bladed props
Speed: 32 knots (59 km/h; 37 mph) submerged, 16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph) surfaced
Test depth: 300 to 1,000 m (980 to 3,280 ft) (by various estimates)
Complement: 44 officers, 68 enlisted
Armament:
  • 24 × SS-N-19/P-700 Granit
  • 4 × 533 mm and 2 x 650 mm bow torpedo tubes

Russian submarine K-173 Krasnoyarsk [1] is an Oscar-class submarine which was commissioned on 31 December 1986,[2] and entered service with the Russian Navy. Krasnoyarsk has been removed from active service.

On 29 April 2016, the boat caught fire whilst being scrapped at Vilyuchinsk and was scuttled to extinguish the fire.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wertheim, Eric. Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World p. 603.
  2. ^ Podvodnye Lodki, Yu. V. Apalkov, Saint Petersburg, 2002, ISBN 5-8172-0069-4.
  3. ^ "Nuclear submarine KRASNOYARSK sunk by Russian Navy to extinguish fire, Pacific". Fleetmon. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 20 December 2017.