converted Moma (Project 861M) is an Electronic Intelligence gathering ship converted
from Moma class survey ship / buoy tenders. Ships in this series were built in
Gdansk, Poland. Total for this project during the 1967-73 biennium. 29 vessels
have been built, some of them (9 units) has been transformed into a intelligence
ship under Project 861M. The ships continue in service with the Russian Navy.
survey vessel Liman laid down at the Stocznia Polnocna Shipyard, Gdansk, Poland
(yard No.861/19), launched 19 August 1970, commissioned 23 December 1970 and was
assigned to the Baltic Fleet.
In 1974 the ship transferred to Black Sea
In 1989 the ship was converted to the intelligence ship.
27 April 2017, the vessel sank in the Black Sea following a collision with Youzarsif
H, a Togo-flagged livestock freighter. The location of the collision was 29 kilometres
(16 nmi) off Kilyos. At the time it sank, the ship carried a crew of 78, all of
whom were rescued: 63 - by the Turkish Coast Guard and 15 - by the Youzarsif H
itself. Later all crew were transferred to the Russian cargo ship Ulus Star.
| Displacement (tons):|
nmi (11 knots)|
|Propulsion:||2x1800 hp Zgoda-Sulzer
6ÒD-48 diesels, 2 controllable pitch propellers, 3x259 kW 5BAH22 diesel-generators,
1x52 kW S324M diesel-generator|
system Strela (16 missiles)|
Bizan ESM radar system, 2 Don navigation radars, sonar MG-329 Sheksna, underwater
communication system MG-13, underwater communication system MG-26 Khosta, station
MI-110K, special electronics: Vitok-AK, MRR-1-7, Vakhta-M, Vakhta-10, Vakhta-12,
Vizit-M, Rotor-N, Uzel, Kayra, Oktava|
73 (11 officers)|