hydrographic survey ship is a vessel designed to conduct hydrographic research
and survey. Nautical charts are produced from this information to ensure safe
navigation by military and civilian shipping.
The Project 872/II Finik-class
hydrographic vessels has a length of 61,3 m, a width of 10,8 m and a draft of
3,2 m. The vessel has a standard displacement of 939 tonnes and full load displacement
of 1190 tonnes. It has a maximum speed of 13,4 knots, range of 4356 nmi at 11,8
knots and an endurance of 15 days. The vessel is equipped with 2 Mius navigation
radars, Rumb radio direction finder. The vessel is powered by two 960 hp Cegielski-Sulzer
6AL25/30 diesels rotating two controllable pitch propellers. It also has two 143
hp mSS5e electric motors, and three 180 kW diesel generators. The vessel has a
crew of 27 and it can carry a research team of 9 persons.
survey vesses of this project in two modifications served on all fleets of the
USSR and later - the Russian Federation. In total, 23 vessels of this type were
built for the Navy.
Hydrographic Survey Vessel GS-86 laid down at the Stocznia
Polnocna Shipyard, Gdansk, Poland (yard No.872/23), launched 25 January 1983,
commissioned 14 July 1983 and was assigned to the Black Sea Fleet.
| Displacement (tons):|
nmi (11,82 knots), 3045 nmi (13,37 knots)|
hp Cegielski-Sulzer 6AL25/30 diesels, 2x143 hp electric motors mSS5e, 2 controllable
pitch propellers, 3x180 kW diesel-generators|
Mius navigation radars, Rumb radio direction finder |