January 18, 2013 at OAO "Yaroslavl Shipyard" (managing company "VP FINSUDPROM") in Yaroslavl accomplished festive ceremony of the third at the plant of high-speed landing craft air-cavity of the project 21820 (code "Dugong"), received the title of "Warrant officer
Lermontov "(factory No.
named in honor of Ensign MN Lermontov, who was the commander of the detachment of the Guard marine crew who took part in the Battle of Borodino in 1812.
The contract for the construction of a series of 3 boats of this project was signed "Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant" and the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation June 23, 2011. In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the Russian war of 1812 it was decided to perpetuate the memory of the heroes in the names of a series of landing craft.
Head boat under this agreement, "Denis Davydov" (factory No. 701) was laid down in Yaroslavl, January 18, 2012, and the second — "Lieutenant Rimsky-Korsakov" (serial number 702) — June 21, 2012.
The mortgage on board amphibious assault hovercraft project 21820 "Warrant officer Lermontov "(serial number 703) (c) of OAO "Yaroslavl Shipyard"