A salvage tug is a specialized type of tugboat which is used to rescue ships which
are in distress or in danger of sinking. The salvage tug of Project 714 (rescue
variant of Project 563 seagoing tug) are equipped with 2 fire monitors and water
pumps. Salvage tugs of this project served on all fleets of the USSR and later
- the Russian Federation. In total, 9 salvage tugs of this type were built for
the Soviet Navy in Finland.
Seagoing tug MB-36 laid down 15 December 1981
at the Rauma-Repola, Finland (yard. No.310), launched 23 April 1982, commissioned
31 October 1982 and was assigned to the Black Sea Fleet.
09 July 1998 the
seagoing tug was reclassified to the salvage tug with rename to SB-36.
| Displacement (tons):|
|Full load:|| 2210|
nmi (12 knots)|
|Propulsion:||1x3500 hp 67I
diesel, 1 controllable pitch propeller, 1 bow thruster, 3x264 kW diesel-generators,
1x132 kW diesel-generator|
Don navigation radars|
diving complex (1 pressure chamber) – 40 m, 2 fire monitors|