Type of small civil tugboat was designed in the ends of 1940th by the Glavlesprom,
USSR. The main purpose of this type of tugboat in the civil service is to work
on a timber rafting and towing non-self-propelled vessels. It is a single-deck
screw tug of the Kostromich type, Project 1606, with a cabin in the hull and a
wheelhouse. Most tugs of this type (about 500 vessels were built under this project)
were used in the civil service. In the Navy, these vessels were used as towing
boats, passengers boats, as well as PSKA (border patrol boats).
BUK-49 laid down at Vympel Shipyard, Rybinsk, commissioned in 1988.
tugboat was commissioned in 2016, and scrapped in 2020.
| Displacement (tons):|
|Propulsion:||1x235 hp 3D6N-235
diesel, 1 fixed pitch propeller|