"Buran" type whalecatcher


LIST OF VESSELS 


 Converted from Admirable-class minesweepers which were transferred from USA to USSR in 1945.
Purpose of the vessel:     - whale hunting
Length OA (m) 56.35
Length BP (m) 54.80
Breadth extreme (m) -
Molded breadth (m) 10.50
Depth to upper deck (m) 7.15
Load draught, average (m) 2.89
Displacement (tonnes) 914
Deadweight (tonnes) 274
Gross tonnage / Net tonnage (register tons)
772 / 215
Carrying capacity (tonnes) -
Main engines:

    - Main engine number, power (Bhp each)
2*1100
    - Main engine model
9D
    - Speed of rotation (r.p.m.)
560
Auxiliary diesel generators:

    - Diesel engine number, power (Bhp each)
3*150
    - Speed of rotation (r.p.m.)
1500
    - Engine model
3D6
    - Generators number, power (kW each)
3*100
    - Generator model
-
    - Rated voltage (V)
115
    - Current type DC
Harbour diesel generators:
    - Diesel engine number, power (Bhp each) n/a
    - Speed of rotation (r.p.m.)
n/a
    - Engine model
n/a
    - Generators number, power (kW each) n/a
    - Generator model
n/a
    - Rated voltage (V)
n/a
    - Current type n/a
Dry cargo holds  (cub. m) 1*10
Derricks number, lifting capacity (tonnes) 1*3.0
Diesel oil tanks (tonnes) 147
Heavy fuel oil tanks (tonnes) 5
Fresh water tanks (tonnes)
36
Speed (kn) 12.0
Number of beds for crew 37
Number of units operated in the USSR 10
Ships-building year 1944
Built by     - "American SB Co.", Lorain, USA
    - "Savannah M&F", Savannah, USA
    - "Gulf SB Corp.", Chickasaw, USA
    - "Puget Sound Bridge", Seattle, USA
Notices:
        - During construction of a series of vessels of one project, in their design some changes can be made and the above-stated characteristics can be changed insignificantly.
        - The above-stated characteristics are taken on the vessel "Buran" (source - Fishing industry fleet. Reference book. 1960). In brackets can be shown other variants of the given characteristic.
<UP>


free counters