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Ukrainian frigate Dnipropetrovsk
Bezzavetnyy is closest to the camera, the cruiser Zhdanov in the middle and the submarine tender Magomed Gadzhiev in the rear
|→ Soviet Union → Russia|
|Ordered:||4 July 1973|
|Builder:||Zaliv Shipbuilding yard (Kerch)|
|Launched:||7 May 1977|
|Commissioned:||17 February 1978|
|Decommissioned:||8 September 1997|
|Fate:||Transferred to Ukraine on 1 August 1997|
|Acquired:||1 August 1997|
|Reclassified:||"Technical property" (2002)|
|Fate:||Scuttled on 12 May 2005|
|Class and type:||Burevestnik-class frigate|
|Displacement:||3,300 tons standard, 3,575 tons full load|
|Length:||405.3 ft (123.5 m)|
|Beam:||46.3 ft (14.1 m)|
|Draft:||15.1 ft (4.6 m)|
|Speed:||32 knots (59 km/h; 37 mph)|
|Range:||4,995 nmi (9,251 km; 5,748 mi) at 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph)|
|Start suite with Bell Shroud intercept, Bell Squat jammer, 4 PK-16 decoy RL, 8 PK-10 decoy RL, 2 towed decoys|
Black Sea incident
In summer of 1997 during the division of the Black Sea fleet she was transferred to the Ukrainian Navy, receiving the name of Dnipropetrovsk.
Dnipropetrovsk was decommissioned in 2002 and was scuttled in the Black Sea in the spring of 2005.
- Gardiner, Robert; Chumbley, Stephen; Budzbon, Przemysław (1995). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-55750-132-7.
- (in Russian) Navy operation in Foros region
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