Friday, October 23, 2009

Tsesar Kunikov

(Photo: A.Zabusik)

(Photo: D.Starostin)

(Photo: A.Brichevsky)

The Project 775 Ropucha Large Landing Ship (Bol'shoy Desatnyy Korabl' - BDK) is a beachable, general-purpose LST-type design with bow and stern ramps for unloading vehicles. A slightly smaller successor to the Alligator class, they were all built in Poland three distinct production runs.

Large Landing Ship "BDK-64" was built by Stocznia Polnocna, Gdansk, Poland, commissioned on 1984. Was renamed and from 1991 to present moment have name "Tsesar Kunikov".

Source: Black Sea Fleet

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