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-44 laid down at the Shipyard No.370
Petrozavod, Leningrad, commissioned in 1963.
Decommissioned in 2019, in
September 2019 converted to the target ship with rename to KM-50.
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|Propulsion:|| 2x300 hp diesels,
2 cycloidal propulsion units|