of a small harbor tug. The harbor tug of project 737 is intended for towing and
berthing operations in harbor, off-harbour and coastal areas, oil spill response
activities, assisting operations in ports. Harbor tugs is equipped with two Voith
Schneider propellers, which significantly increases its maneuverability. Tugs
of this project in various modifications served on all fleets of the USSR and
later - the Russian Federation. In total, more than 50 harbor tugs of this type
were built for the Navy.
Harbor tug RB-296 laid down at the Shipyard No.370
Petrozavod, Leningrad (yard No.568), commissioned in 1974.
Now in service.
| Displacement (tons):|
1000 nmi (9,8 knots)|
2x450 hp 6ChN-25/30 diesels, 2 cycloidal propulsion units|