hydrographic boats of Project 1896 are designed to perform surveys of the bottom
relief, maintenance of floating and coastal aids to navigation equipment, and
the delivery of personnel and cargo to the unequipped coast. These boats served
on the all four fleets (Baltic, Arctic, Black Sea and Far East) and the Caspian
Large Hydrographic Boat GPB-334 laid down at the Vympel Shipyard,
Rybinsk, commissioned on 1974 and was assigned to the Black Sea Fleet.
1977 - BGK-334.
On April 1994 the large hydrographic boat BGK-334 was transferred
to the Ukrainian Naval Forces with rename to U632. On 01 March 1998 the boat was
transferred to the DP Derzhgidrografiya, Ukraine, as BGK-334.
| Displacement (tons):|
|Draft:||1,79 (max – 1,98)|
|Range:||1600 nmi (9,76 knots),
1100 nmi (11,85 knots)|
|Propulsion:||1x450 hp 6ChSP23/30
diesel, 1 fixed pitch propeller, 2 diesel-generators x25 kW, 1 diesel-generator
x12 kW, 1 diesel-generator x12 kW|
Donets-2 navigation radar|