Russian Submarine B39 (U-475)

c/o John Sutton
10 Plum Lane
Plumstead
London SE18 3AE
ENGLAND
http://www.sovietsub.co.uk
Email: info@sovietsub.co.uk
Email: john@sovietsub.co.uk

This group is working to open U-475 to the general public. The submarine is available by special arrangement to school groups, private functions, and TV and film units. 

About the Sub Foxtrot B-39 Hunter Killer Class Submarine: Foxtrot B-39 (U 475) was built in 1967, and used specifically for training foreign submariners – Libyan, Cuban and Indian.

She was in active service with the Russian Baltic Fleet until April 1, 1994, having spent 27 years in active service. The vessel arrived in London from the naval base in Riga, Latvia, in July 1994 under the command of its Captain Vitalij Burda who bid official farewell to his second home for the last 23 years. She was at Long’s Wharf, Thames Barrier until 1998 and then moved to Folkestone.

The submarine is currently moored in the middle of the river Medway at Strood, Kent adjacent to Rochester Bridge.

This group is working to open U-475 to the general public. The submarine is available by special arrangement to school groups, private functions, and TV and film units.

 


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