In Blagoveshchensk, the small hydrographic ship Vasily Bubnov, project 19910, was laid down. The ceremony, which was held behind closed doors due to the current situation with coronavirus, took place at the October Revolution Shipbuilding Plant. This was reported by the press service of the enterprise.
As noted, this is the second vessel of this project, laid down at the Blagoveshchensk Shipyard, the company earlier built the hydrographic vessel Alexander Rogotsky of project 19910. It was laid in February 2016 and launched on July 19, 2018. After completion, it was towed to Vladivostok, where all stages of the tests passed. After the navigation, the ship made the transition to Kamchatka, where in early September it officially became part of the Pacific fleet.
The pledged vessel is named after the engineer, Rear Admiral Vasily Bubnov, a participant in the civil and Great Patriotic Wars. Bubnov completed his post as head of the 5th department of the hydrometeorological service of the Main Directorate of the Pacific Fleet of the USSR. According to the plans of shipbuilders, the new hydrographic vessel will become part of the Pacific Fleet in 2023.
The hydrographic vessels of the 19910 project are intended for servicing navigation equipment, delivering goods to the unequipped coast, as well as for performing pilot and hydrographic works using the latest navigation and hydrographic complex. They can work not only in deep sea conditions, but also in shallow water.
Key Features: Displacement 1200 tons. The length of 59 meters, the width of the greatest 11,4 meters, the height of the board over 5 meters, draft 3,18 meters. The speed of 12,5 knots. The cruising range is about 3500 miles. The autonomy of swimming over 25 days. Crew 22 man.