Smolnyy-class training ship

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Smolnyy in Krondstadt Harbour
Class overview
Name: Smolnyy class
Builders: Szczecin Shipyard, Poland
Operators:  Soviet Navy
 Russian Navy
Completed: 3
Active: 2
Retired: 1
General characteristics
Type: Training ship
Displacement: 7270 tons full load
Length: 138 m (453 ft)
Beam: 17.2 m (56 ft)
Draught: 5.53 m (18.1 ft)
Propulsion: 2 shaft diesel, 16,000 hp (12,000 kW)
Speed: 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)
Range: 9,000 nautical miles (17,000 km; 10,000 mi) at 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph)
Complement: 132 + 30 Instructors + 300 cadets
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • Radar: Angara-M/Head Net-C 3-D air search
  • Sonar: Shelon hull mounted MF
Electronic warfare
and decoys:
Cat Watch intercept
  • 4 x 76 mm (3 in) guns (2 twin turrets)
  • 2 twin 30 mm anti-aircraft guns
  • 1 RBU-2500 ASW RL

The Smolnyy or Smol'nyy (Russian Смольный) class of training ships were built for the Soviet Navy in the late 1970s. The Soviet designation was Project 887. Two ships are operated by the Baltic Fleet of the Russian Navy.


The ships were designed to provide seagoing training facilities for the Soviet Navy. The ships had accommodation for 30 instructors and 300 cadets. They had a basic armament for self-defense and patrol duties.


The ships were built in Szczecin, Poland for the Soviet Navy

  • Smolnyy (Смольный) - Launched 1976, Commissioned 1977, in Service with the Baltic Fleet
  • Perekop (Перекоп)- Commissioned 1978, in Service
  • Khasan (Хасан)-Commissioned 1980, Retired 1999 and scrapped

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