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 Rescue Ship Zangezur
Project 532 / Valdai Class

In the Soviet Navy for the marine zone in the early 60s of the twentieth century, it was decided to build specialized rescuers for surface ships and submarines separately. If the previously built sea tugs were suitable as rescuers of surface ships, then for the rescue of submarines it was decided to build rescue vessels based on the hulls of marine trackers of project 264. This is a rescue vessel for providing submarines of Project 532, was designed by TSKB-363 on the basis of the hulls of the project 264A naval minesweepers.

The rescue vessel was designed to work with an emergency submarine at a depth of up to 200 m. The total displacement of the vessel was 852 tons, the full speed was 17.87 knots. The rescue vessel was equipped with a sonar for searching underwater objects, an APT-1 underwater television system and diving and rescue bells. Rescue vessels of Project 532A were also built, equipped with slightly different rescue equipment.

Rescue ship Zangezur laid down at the Shipyard 363, Pontonny (yard No.542), commissioned in 1963 and assigned to the Black Sea Fleet.

On 05 July 1994 the ship was excluded from the lists of the Black Sea Fleet, and sold to private company to scrap in Inkerman.

Displacement (tons):
Full load:852
Dimensions (m):
Speed (knots):17,87
Range: 2560 nmi (12,9 knots), 2492 nmi (17,87 knots)
Autonomy (days):10
Propulsion:2x2000 hp 37DR diesels, 2 variable pitch propellers, 2x200 kW diesel generators, 1x100 kW diesel generator
Electronics:2 Neptun navigation radars, 2 Khrom-KM IFF, ARP-50-1.2 radio direction finder, MG-11 Tamir-11M sonar, MG-25 underwater communication system
Equipment:1 diving complex (2 pressure chambers) 200 m, 1 diving chamber - 200 m, 1 SK-59 rescue chamber 250 m, 1NK-300 observation chamber 300 m
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