Black Sea Fleet submarine Alrosa returned to the base in Sevastopol after repair

  • Submarine B-871 "Alrosa" (
  • Submarine B-871 "Alrosa" (

Diesel-electric submarine of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) "Alrosa" returned after repairs to the home base in Sevastopol, told reporters on Friday, the official representative of the Black Sea Fleet Captain First Rank Vyacheslav Trukhachev.

Earlier Trukhachev stated that "Alrosa" will return to Sevastopol in the second half of September.

"Diesel submarine (PL) Private firm" Alrosa "completed the transition from Kronstadt to Sevastopol, which hosted the scheduled maintenance" — said Trukhachev.

He noted that the transition mezhflotsky submarines from the Baltic to the Black Sea Fleet took a little over a month.

Captain First Rank recalled that in May and June of last year, "Alrosa" under the command of Captain Anton Zaytsev second rank in the squad rescue vessels BSF made a trip to the Spanish port of Cartagena, where he first took part in international exercises in search and rescue crews of submarines "Bold Monarch-2011." "Then," Alrosa "passed for planned repairs in Kronstadt" — added Trukhachev.

According to him, after a short stay in Sevastopol crew "Alrosa" then performs the tasks in accordance with the plan of combat training of BSF.

Diesel-electric submarine B-871 "Alrosa" (Project 877V) was founded May 7, 1988 on the stocks shipyard "Red Sormovo". Accepted into service the Navy Dec. 1, 1990. Included in the 247-th separate division of submarines of the Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet.


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