Torpedo Retrievers is utilized in support of torpedo exercises. It is designed
as retrieve torpedoes in the sea. The boat had their aft ends cut away and are
open to the sea, and an inclined deck from about deckhouse to the stern. The retrievers
jump into action thenever a submarine or warship has firing practice torpedo.
They chase a torpedo as it nears the end of its run, toss a lasso over it and
wiggle the torpedo aboard.
Torpedo Retriever TL-2159 laid down in 2016
at the Sosnovsky Shipyard (yard No.451). Launched on 09 October 2019, and on 14
January 2021 teh boat was renamed to Sokolskoe. Commissioned on 16 March 20121
and assigned to the Black Sea Fleet .
Now in service.
| Displacement (tons):|
|Draft:||2,4(max – 2,62)|
|Speed (knots):|| 20|
|Propulsion:||2x3945 hp CHD622V20
diesels, 2 fixed propellers, 1 bow thruster, 2 D6-150AF-2 diesel-generators x150
533 mm torpedoes|