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Typhoon nuclear submarine Arkhangelsk refuelled

Publish date: November 18, 2005

A Typhoon class submarine — Arkhangelsk (TK-17) – received fresh nuclear with the help of PM-63 service ship in Arkhangelsk region in October, Interfax reported referring to the sources from the Belomorsk navy base.

Mayor of Arkhangelsk Alexander Donskoy and the chairman of the city council Dmitry Yurkov presented to the submariners a washing machine, a TV set, a video tape recorder and heaters.


Arkhangelsk entered 18th division of the Northern fleet (Zapadnaya Litsa base) in 1988. The sub was upgraded at the Sevmash plant in 2002. In July 2002, crew petitioned Main Navy Headquarters to adopt the name Arkhangelsk (renamed on 18.11.2002). On February 17, 2004 the submarine took part in the military exercises with President Putin aboard.

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