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Sous-marin de l'ex-marine Russe - Zeebrugge - West-Vlaanderen - Belgium
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
N 51° 20.056 E 003° 12.449
31U E 514453 N 5687018
Quick Description: [EN] The Foxtrot class is the NATO code for a class of Soviet submarines with diesel-electric propulsion. [FR] La classe Foxtrot est le code OTAN pour une classe de sous-marins soviétiques à propulsion diesel-électrique.
Location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Date Posted: 11/30/2016 9:43:04 AM
Waymark Code: WMTJMV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member C4A
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Long Description:
[EN] Visit the Russian submarine, a 100-meter long steel colossus, and see how the 75 crew of this floating bomb lived and worked on board. Recently repainted, the submarine is even more imposing today.

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. Year of construction 1960 Sudomekh, Leningrad
. Volume of displaced water 1950 tons on surface, 2550 tons on diving
. Speed - surface: 16.4 knots
- in diving: 16 knots
- with schnorckel: 9 knots
. Propulsion 3 diesel engines: 2000 HP each
1 electromotor: 2700 HP on the central propeller shaft
2 electromotors of 1350 HP each on the port and starboard propeller shaft
. Crew 75
. Maximum immersion 280m
. Weapons 10 launch tubes 21 inches (6 in the front, 4 in the back)
22 torpedoes on board or 44 mines
. Radio receivers and transmitters, jammers, radars, sonars
2 periscopes: 1 periscope of attack and 1 periscope of navigation
. Hull number & type B-143, Foxtrot type 641
Genuine hull numbers were never affixed to the hull.
U-480 was a tactical hull number to deceive the enemy.

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[FR] Visitez le sous-marin russe, colosse d’acier de 100 mètres de long, et voyez comment vivaient et travaillaient à son bord les 75 hommes d’équipage de cette bombe flottante. Récemment repeint, le sous-marin est aujourd’hui plus imposant encore.

Carte de visite:
. Année de construction 1960 Sudomekh, Leningrad
. Volume de l'eau déplacée 1950 tonnes en surface, 2550 tonnes en plongée
. Vitesse - en surface: 16,4 noeuds
- en plongée: 16 noeuds
- avec schnorckel: 9 noeuds
. Propulsion 3 moteurs diesel: 2000 CV chacun
1 électromoteur: 2700 CV sur l'arbre d'hélice central
2 électromoteurs de 1350 CV chacun sur l'arbre d'hélice bâbord et tribord
. Equipage 75
. Immersion maximale 280m
. Armes 10 tubes de lancement de 21 pouces (6 à l'avant, 4 à l'arrière)
22 torpilles à bord ou 44 mines
. Senseurs Récepteurs et émetteurs radio, brouilleurs, radar, sonars
2 périscopes: 1 périscope d'attaque et 1 périscope de navigation
. Numéro de coque & type B-143, Foxtrot type 641
Les numéros de coque authentiques n'étaient jamais apposés sur la coque.
U-480 était un numéro de coque tactique pour abuser l'ennemi.

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Type of vessel: B-143, Foxtrot type 641, lancé le 28 décembre 1957, dernière mission 1994

Hours of use: From: 10:00 AM To: 6:00 PM

Admission? Cost?: Enfants jusqu ’à 12 ans € 8,50 - Adultes € 10,50

Parking Coordinates: N 51° 20.037 E 003° 12.468

Date: 1/1/1960

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