Sibir (nuclear icebreaker)

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Sibir in 2012
Name: Sibir
Launched: 1977[1]
Out of service: Decommissioned in 1992
Identification: IMO number: 7604491[1]
General characteristics
Class & type: Arktika-class icebreaker
This article is about the nuclear icebreaker. For the 1938 ship, see Sibir (steamship icebreaker).

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She was withdrawn from service in 1992 and was reported in 2012 as being moored at Murmansk awaiting scrapping.[2]

She has a gross tonnage of 20,655 and a dead weight of 4096 tonnes.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "SIBIR". Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Pettersen, Trude (26 January 2012). "Russia scraps three nuclear icebreakers". Barents Observer. Retrieved 19 December 2013.