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-774 laid down at the Vympel Shipyard,
Rybinsk, commissioned on 1973 and was assigned to the Black Sea Fleet.
1977 - BGK-774.
Now in service.
| 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|