Listed below are some photographs from the 2 largest shipyards of Saint-Petersburg: “Baltic shipyard” and “Admiralty Shipyards”.
The second is among the oldest shipyards in all Russia. Additionally it is the primary industrial firm of St. Petersburg (since 1704).
For the interval of greater than 300 years the shipyard constructed greater than 2600 ships of varied varieties and lessons: the primary Russian ships, battleships and cruisers, the world’s first nuclear-powered icebreakers, analysis and submersible autos, tankers, greater than 300 submarines of various initiatives that haven’t any analogues on the planet shipbuilding.
A submarine is being constructed.
They plan to construct three submarines for the Black Sea Fleet within the nearest time.
The stealth submarine of mission 636 is known as “the black gap within the ocean” by international specialists.
“The Baltic shipyard” is among the main shipbuilding corporations of Russia. It’s the solely Russian producer of huge propellers weighing as much as 70 tons with a diameter of as much as eight m in bronze and brass.
Slipway “A” is the biggest in Russia (it’s 350 meters lengthy (1150 ft)) and permits to launch vessels with deadweight as much as 100 000 tons.
The floating crane with lifting capability of 350 tons is among the largest within the north-west Russia. It helps to finish the development of ships afloat. The crane is 76 meters (250 ft) excessive.
Baltic shipyard is producing gear for nuclear and stationary energetics, chemical, oil and gasoline and different industries.
These are spiral staircases for the cruiser “Rurik” (1909).
Traces of shells left throughout World Warfare II.
We hope the story of the shipyards will final a few years extra.
Location: St. Petersburg