Delta-I class nuclear submarine decommissioned in Severodvinsk

Publish date: May 7, 2003

Nuclear submarine K-385 of Delta-I class has been decommissioned at Zvezdochka shipyard in Severodvinsk, Bellona's correspondent reported from Severodvinsk.

The submarine of 667b project was built at Sevmash in Severodvinsk in 1973. During 20 years of service for the Soviet Navy, it had gone overseas more than 20 times. In 1980, K-385 was the first submarine of the 667b project repaired at Zvezdochka. The submarine was taken out of service in November 1994. After missile compartments were cut off, K-385 was moored in Severodvinsk. Decommissioning began at Zvezochka in 1997. Now, as the decommissioning finished, the crew of K-385 handed to the museum at Zvezdochka an emergency signal buoy of the submarine.

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