The floating dock "Sviyaga" with the nuclear submarine K-3 "Leninsky Komsomol" arrived in Belomorsk
The floating dock of the Main Directorate of Deep-Sea Research "Sviyaga" with the nuclear submarine K-3 "Leninsky Komsomol" installed in it arrived in Belomorsk. This is reported by the Ministry of Defense.
The floating dock, which had begun the inter-fleet passage to the Baltic, arrived in Belomorsk, from where the passage through the White Sea-Baltic Canal will begin in the near future. It is planned that St. Petersburg "Sviyaga" will arrive in the first decade of September, passing 19 locks along the way.
It is specified that the Leninsky Komsomol will be delivered to the Severnaya Verf shipyard in St. Petersburg, where it will be taken out of the floating dock. Most likely, some work will be carried out on the submarine, after which it will already go to Kronstadt, where it will become the main exhibit. Earlier it was reported that the boat will be converted into a museum with the restoration of the internal space, after which it will be open to tourists. The submarine is planned to be installed on metal supports
K-3 "Leninsky Komsomol" - the first Soviet and the third nuclear submarine in the world, the lead ship of Project 627 "Kit". Launched on August 9, 1957. She entered service on July 1, 1958, on March 12, 1959, she became part of the 206th separate submarine brigade based at Severodvinsk. From the Northern fleet withdrawn in 1991.
The submarine was repeatedly wanted to be disposed of, but nevertheless it was decided to make a museum out of the submarine.
- "TsS" Zvezdochka "
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