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Rescue Tug "Professor Nikolay Muru"
 Rescue Ship SS-21
Project 527 / Prut Class

The rescue ships of this type is designed to perform salvage, lifting, towing, off-ship firefighting, manned diving operations, and emergency repairs to stranded or disabled vessels. The rescue ships of this project served on all fleets of the USSR and later - the Russian Federation. In total, 9 rescuse ships of this type were built for the Navy in Leningrad.

Seagoing Tug MB-21 laid down 27 November 1957 at the Shipyard No.445 named after 61 kommunara, Nikolaev (yard. No.1602), commissioned 30 September 1960 and was assigned to the Black Sea Fleet.

In 1966 renamed to SS-21 and reclassilield to the rescue vessels class. From 01 August 1970 to 29 September 1972 the ship was modernized by Project 527M at the Shipyard named after 61 kommunara, Nikolaev.

07 January 1992 the ship was excluded from the lists of the Black Sea Fleet.

From 27 July 1994 as Podvodnik Marinesko civil rescue ship (ChMP).

Displacement (tons):
Full load: 3034
Dimensions (m):
Length: 89,7
Draft: 5,2
Speed (knots): 18,8
Range: 10500 nmi (11,3 knots), 3500 nm(18,8 knots)
Autonomy (days):35
Propulsion: 2x3500 hp PG-215 electric motors, 2 fixed pitch propellers, 4x1375 kW 3D100M diesel generators, 2x500 kW diesel generators, 1x100 kW diesel generator
Spec. equipment:

2 diving complexes (4 pressure chambers) - 200 m, 1 diving chamber - 200 m, 1 SK-527 rescue chamber - 200 m, 1 NK-300 observation chamber - 300 m, 7x220 m3/h fire monitors, 3060 m3/h water pumps

Electronics:2 Don navigation radars, Pegas-2M sonar
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