Waterbodies & Maritime => Submarines => Topic started by: kyn on June 16, 2008, 15:41:00

Title: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: kyn on June 16, 2008, 15:41:00
Thought i would add some pics to the forum from a visit to the sub last year:

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Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: kyn on June 21, 2008, 14:23:30
Couple of pics from a few years ago

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Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: kyn on September 27, 2008, 23:09:33
Foxtrot B-39, Blackwidow U-457, was constructed in 1967 and is a relic of the Cold War.  This submarine  has a displacement of 1,950 tonnes, 1,650 tonnes without batteries,  and measures 92 metres long, 7.5 metres wide and 5.1 metres draft.  The submarine had a diving depth of 280 metres, 250 metres being it's working depth and a maximum surface speed of 16.8 knots.  The cruising range on the surface was 30,000 miles and 400 miles whilst submerged.  With a compliment of 77 crew Foxtrot B-39 spent 27 years evading NATO and training foreign submariners, with 3 diesal motors of 2,000 hp, 4 electric motors of 2,700 hp, 1,350 hp and 140 hp and 448 batteries of 650 kg the submarine was in active service with the Russian Baltic Fleet until 1st April 1994.  She travelled to London from the Naval Base at LAtvia in July 1994 under the command of Captain Vitalij Burda who had been on the crew for 23 years.  From Long's Wharf, near the Thames Barrier the Russian submarine moved to Folkestone in 1998 to become a popular visitor attraction, whilst here visitors could walk through the submarine and experience how it must have felt to be a member of it's crew.  They could view the tiny cabin rooms, the kitchen only big enough to hold one person comfortably and the battery and switch rooms where hundreds of switches were lit up like a christmas tree.  One other attraction was the torpedo, the submarine would have carried 22 torpedo's, two of which had low yield nuclear warheads.  they would have been stored with 6 and 12 forward and 4 astern.  With the torpedo on show it is hard to imagine all of these on board with hammocks for some of the crew sharing the little space.  

Although only one of four Foxtrot class submarines on display in the world she was ordered to leave Folkestone by Hoverspeed due to planned redevelopement of the harbour.  The submarine closed on 6th October 2004 and with no where else to go she was moved to the River Medway at Strood.  4 years later she is still there awaiting the offer of a home by anyone willing to house her.

I say the dry dock at Sheerness Docks  ;)

A link giving the reasons not to moor her at Herne Bay or Whitstable
http://www2.canterbury.gov.uk/committee/Data/Herne%20Bay%20Area%20Member%20Panel/20021119/Agenda/Agenda%20Enclosure%2012.pdf
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: kyn on November 19, 2008, 17:43:45
I asked Sheerness to give it a new home as they have two empty dry docks but they just said it wouldn't be free.  Guess they wouldn't want the general public going through the docks either cos of safety  :-\
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Andy C on October 19, 2009, 08:37:05
I can remember when this first came to Folkestone, and my disappointment that, by the time it left, I still had not had time to visit it. This a vessel of historical importance and would be great at Chatham if they could find space. I guess money is the major issue here. Could the Imperial War Museum not take an interest. If it could be moored on the Thames in Central London, say alongside or close to HMS Belfast I reckon they would be beating people off with a stick. Southend is not the most accessible of places and I think this may be the reason it failed to work at Folkestone. Particularly as the harbour area was in decline at the time.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Frustrated Ferret on October 19, 2009, 09:12:18
I think I read somewhere when this sub arrived in the UK that the then owner was going to gradualy work the sub round the UK coast therefore making it accessable to more people.

While in LA a few years ago we went and visited the Russian Sub, moored alongside the Queen Maary at Long Beach, we were advised that the majority of the sibs visiters only went cos it appeared to be a bargain when bought as a joint QM/Russian Sub ticket deal. Very few bought a sub only ticket.

Heres a link to the Scorpions site:

http://www.russiansublongbeach.com/index.html
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Trikeman on October 27, 2009, 23:10:45

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Russian Sub at Chatham - taken recently.
Trikeman
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Riding With The Angels on October 27, 2009, 23:18:43
Looking a little sorry for itself and a definate list to stbd.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Glen on October 29, 2009, 11:08:40
I can remember when this first came to Folkestone, and my disappointment that, by the time it left, I still had not had time to visit it. This a vessel of historical importance and would be great at Chatham if they could find space. I guess money is the major issue here. Could the Imperial War Museum not take an interest. If it could be moored on the Thames in Central London, say alongside or close to HMS Belfast I reckon they would be beating people off with a stick. Southend is not the most accessible of places and I think this may be the reason it failed to work at
Folkestone. Particularly as the harbour area was in decline at the time.

It was originally at Woolwich by the Thames barrier before it went to Folkestone and then Strood. I had a look over it at Woolwich. Another good place might be Greenwich by the Cutty Sark/Gypsy Moth. I have a horrible feeling it will end up getting scrapped unless someone can make a go of it soon.

Glen
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: merc on May 26, 2010, 19:39:27
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Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Bilgerat on June 26, 2010, 14:29:12
This is a real tough one. It's always a tragedy to see such a vessel become derelict to the point where it's beyond salvage. Unfortunately, historic vessels and museum ships are subject to the same economic laws of supply and demand as everything else.

If you look at the state of the 'maritime museum industry in the UK' you'll see what I mean. Single vessel attractions find it difficult to survive unless they're either complete superstars (like Cutty Sark) or they're in the perfect location (HMS Belfast).

Many well-meaning attempts to save old ships fail simply because of economics and a lack of interest from the public. As previously mentioned in this thread, Chatham Historic Dockyard wouldn't be interested in it a) because they have no room for it and b) because they're really only in interested in stuff with a local connection. Chatham survives because they have three ships there along with a load of other stuff (like the Lifeboats exhibition) and can exploit economies of scale. Also, they have had to become very adept at extracting money from other organisations (UK Govt, European Union and the Lottery). Without those, it would have been forced to close long ago.

Sheerness Docks wouldn't take the sub also because I think, they would have nowehere to put it. Firstly, it's a working commercial docks and not safe for joe public to enter willy nilly and also because I'm pretty sure that their two dry docks are not big enough.
Like I said, a tough one.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Eddie on September 07, 2010, 15:49:12
I visited the Sub in Folkestone and was very impressed with the sub at that time. I also visited the sub at Chatham. If they were stationed in the same place it would have made comparing them easier. I remember that they were around the same length and were in service at the same time. The Russian sub had round hatches in the bulkheads while the English sub had more oval hatches.

The biggest difference to stick in my memory was the cabin for the party member. Apparently in case of mutiny the party member was able to lock himself into a small cabin, though I don't know how long he would have lasted.

The last time I saw the sub up close was a couple of years ago when I crewed for someone and we moored very close to the sub for the night. It was saddening to see such a proud boat crumble in front of your eyes. The outer skin has rusted though in various places leaving quite large holes in the outer hull. This is why the sub is healing, and to be honest once see water has been left between the skins for to long, the corrosion will be beyond repair.

All that could happen now would be for the sub to be pulled out of the water and made to look the way it did. It will never be able to go back into the water.

Perhaps a specifically built submarine museum may be an option. If other owners of submarines that are facing the same fate were to get together they may get lottery funding, or help from the Heritage foundation.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: kyn on February 25, 2011, 20:16:09
She is really looking sorry for herself now, I really hope we hear some good news about her soon!

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Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: sweep1983 on March 04, 2011, 12:23:09
She is really looking sorry for herself now, I really hope we hear some good news about her soon!

Do not quote photographs
I can see the sub every morning on way to work ( I work on Medway Estate). Wouldn't the local council be interested as another attraction? Maybe move it next to the Ship and Trades pub, as there is a disused dock there plus it isn't tidal? Or in the Chatham basin near Staples?
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Bilgerat on March 28, 2011, 21:27:25
Unless somebody with very, very deep pockets comes along, I don't hold out much hope that this boat is going to escape the scrap yard. Nice idea about putting her in one of the docks by the Ship and Trades, but unlikely to happen I think. The boat will need to be dry-docked for her hull to be repaired properly. Dry docks do not come cheap and I don't think there are any in this neck of the woods now. The docks (docks 5-8) off No1 Basin are now unusable, mainly because the caissons which formerly sealed them have long been scrapped and the pumps which used to drain them have been removed from the pumphouse. Also, if the boat is displayed afloat, the owners will be fighting a constant battle against the elements as the water in the basins is salty, so the area of the hull 'between wind and water' will be a constant source of concern.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: exopper on June 20, 2011, 22:11:01
As an occasional visitor to my tribal homeland, I am unfamiliar with much of the stuff on view daily, so imagine my surprise when gazing out from the SouthEastern High Speed train [you know, the one that stops at every station] passing over the Medway I saw the unmistakable lines of a very rusty submarine, which I guess is the Russian one discussed at length here and now appears to be in a very sorry, unstable state.

Has anyone considered that it constitutes a potential hazard to shipping, if it slips its mooring and is sunk by collision? Who would pick up the tab?
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Bilgerat on June 23, 2011, 23:07:42
That would be down to her owners. Slipping moorings is very unlikely. More likely that she will sink and need to be raised, though I would hope that the river authorities or the owners of the moorings would insist that it was moved before things got that far. Old ships do rot surprisingly quickly if they are neglected. Even if they're not neglected, old ships need a huge amount of looking after - I see the amount of work the Dockyard puts into keeping their three ships up to scratch.

That russian submarine is a tragedy waiting to happen. Like I've said previously, unless someone with very, very deep pockets comes along, she will end up in a breakers yard being cut up.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Bilgerat on September 16, 2011, 19:14:06
Had to do some afloat work on the river today, so took the opportunity to have a run past the Submarine. She is really in a very sorry state, with more holes in her than a swiss cheese. Took the following piccies:

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Any Health Health and Safety Inspector worth his salt would have kittens if he saw the scaffold they've built besides the fin on the port side.

I've heard that scrap steel is worth nearly £200 a ton at the moment.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: karlostg on December 15, 2011, 11:08:04
Submarine looking for a new home (Medway Messenger article)
http://www.kentonline.co.uk/medway_messenger/news/2011/december/15/russian_sub.aspx (http://www.kentonline.co.uk/medway_messenger/news/2011/december/15/russian_sub.aspx)
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: kyn on December 15, 2011, 16:44:15
:(  I really hope they find it a new home, although I am not convinced they will.  It is in such a sad condition now.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: ChrisExiledFromStrood on December 24, 2011, 13:54:57
There's another Foxtrot class sub just across the Channel at Zeebrugge, B-143, Foxtrot type 641 of 1960 according to the website at http://www.seafront.be/foxtrot.asp (in Flemish), open to visitors, along with a maritime theme park (museum?) and light ship. Which shows what you could do with a sub.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: kyn on April 03, 2012, 13:31:31
I had an email from the guy who looks after her:

We are currently waiting to hear about an application/ business plan we made to  relocate the submarine in the Royal Victoria Dock in  London , there is a big push to redevelop the whole area around the  Royals docks (  as big an area as Hyde Park to Tower Bridge)    with a masterplan in the making , one of the the main things  being the cable car that links the dock with the O2  and they were looking for ideas to "re animate " the water so that people will be drawn to visit the docks   , as usual it’s turning out to be a long drawn out affair with lots of land owners, plannning,  dock authority,  etc etc all having a say in what happens.

In the meantime we are shortly going to press on with preparing the submarine for painting and try to work out a way to fix the leaks in the ballast tanks to reduce the list!.   

Once I hear any news I will  let you know
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Bilgerat on April 06, 2012, 13:00:58
Thats good news and I hope they manage to pull it off. I know maintaining and restoring historic vessels is hard and expensive work. I remember when Cavalier came to Chatham, she was almost completely derelict and it's taken more than ten years to get her the way she is now. It would be nice to have some regular updates on how she's doing.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: merc on June 20, 2012, 13:49:24
http://www.thisiskent.co.uk/Residents-River-Medway-1-Soviet-Submarine/story-16420665-detail/story.html
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Lyn L on September 17, 2012, 09:13:57
Does look rather sad now doesn't it. I wasn't sure it was still there as I couldn't see it well the last time we passed.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: peterchall on September 17, 2012, 11:32:22
The windows in the conning-tower are a strange feature. Was she actually controlled from there?
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Bilgerat on September 17, 2012, 20:25:13
Technically speaking (and without meaning to split hairs), it's called a fin, or a sail if you're American. The conning tower is a small, pressurised compartment inside the fins of some submarines, including if I remember correctly, this one. The submarine was indeed commanded from the conning tower, with the control room being directly below it.

Russian submarines did (and still have) windows in the fin. Behind them is a shelter for the bridge crew for navigating the submarine on the surface in severe weather. The shelter floods when the submarine dives.

British submariners are apparently a hardier breed. Submarines like Ocelot have no windows, the bridge crew was expected to just put up with severe weather when on the surface. In any case, they very rarely surface whilst at sea, only coming up when entering or leaving port, or in an emergency. Post WW2 submarines like the Oberon and Porpoise classes had no conning tower inside the fin, but I think the rebuilt T class boats did. They did however have an airlock inside the fin above the control room to allow Special Forces personnel to enter and exit the boat while it was submerged.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: peterchall on September 17, 2012, 21:09:22
Thanks for the explanation :)
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: isleansuz on December 10, 2012, 14:20:19
http://www.kentonline.co.uk/medway_messenger/news/2012/december/8/russian_sub.aspx

Extra news for this little gem :)

Quote
by Kelly Pike

A production company hopes its bid to film on an old Russian submarine on the River Medway won't sink without a trace.

Dresden Pictures has set up the ambitious project to shoot black comedy The Fitzroy on board the Black Widow submarine moored off Strood.

The movie tells the story of The Fitzroy Hotel – a leaky submarine – where a murderer is on the loose.

The company needs to raise £60,000 to fund the movie and it is hoped a crowd funding site called Kickstarter will raise the cash.

Producer Liam Garvo said: “We have raised £14,970 so far. We want to raise more awareness and get people to pledge some of their hard-earned cash.”

What do you think? Join the debate by adding your comments belowThe production company is setting up a number of fundraising opportunities, including a live performance from the film’s soundtrack producers The Green Rock River Band, who are also set to star in the movie, on London’s South Bank on Sunday, December 16.

Liam said: “We aim to get out there and reach as many people as possible.
“If they are willing to add us on Facebook or Twitter too it means even more people get to hear about what we’re doing.”

If the £60,000 is raised it is hoped pre-production will begin in January or February, with shooting starting at the end of March and the movie is scheduled to be released by September next year.

It’s not the first time The Black Widow submarine has been turned into a movie set.

It was used by Andrew Harmer, director of The Fitzroy, to shoot a short film a couple of years ago.

It was built in 1967 and was used to train Libyan, Cuban and Indian submariners until it was retired in 1994.

n To find out more visit www.thefitzroy.com/ks or the film’s Facebook and Twitter pages @the_fitzroy

Thursday, December 06 2012
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: petermilly on October 23, 2013, 18:43:59
Just found this on the internet and thought it interesting.......

Inside a Creepy Abandoned Soviet Submarine

http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/news-exploring-cold-war-nuclear-submarine?image=0
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: kyn on October 23, 2013, 19:27:02
Isn't creepy ;)
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: redge on October 23, 2013, 20:45:45
No not really, It's a submarine. Dive. Dive. Dive
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: helcion on July 22, 2014, 07:59:06
19/07/14   -   
Not in the best of shape & starting to get a few holes in the casing along the waterline.
Hopefully the pressure hull is intact.


Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Dieselweasel on December 07, 2015, 21:53:13
I passed by on the train this week, she looks to have settled quite a bit by the stern.
Wouldn't be surprised if she's sunk at her mooring!
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Bilgerat on December 08, 2015, 18:09:52
Unless someone spends some serious money on this boat soon, she'll be beyond saving. It's unlikely that the pressure hull will go any time soon. If HMS Ocelot is anything to go by, the pressure hull will probably be about 4 inches thick. What's a more likely failure is something like the propeller shaft glands or the Kingston Valve seals (which open to vent the ballast tanks, allowing the vessel to submerge). If the seals on the Kingston Valves go, she will slowly sink as air escapes from the ballast tanks.

As things stand, from looking at the photos below, she already needs to spend some time in a dry-dock.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Ted Ingham on March 07, 2016, 22:04:20
Photographed on the 11th June 2004.
Regards,
Ted
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: GP on March 08, 2016, 09:41:50
Whose in charge of moorings in the Medway.

I am surprised this rusting hulk is allowed to stay in such a prominent position.

If it sinks it will be rather difficult and expensive to shift.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: shoot999 on March 08, 2016, 16:34:54
As seen in the recent Jude Law movie Black Sea.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Urrve_J9F_g
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: KeithJG on March 10, 2016, 15:11:16
Learn something new everyday on here....

Went to Hawaii and LA in 2004 and visited Long Beach to see the Queen Mary and had no idea the submarine was the one in the River Medway.

I did not go on the sub but only the ship. The ship is kept in remarkable condition, it is also a floating Hotel.

I sorted through my pictures and you can see the sub alongside the Queen Mary. On the bows there is an advertising sign to visit both.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: grandarog on March 10, 2016, 16:09:28
Keith JG.
          As far as I am aware the Soviet Submarine on the Medway has never left the country since it was decommissioned and sold into private hands circa 1994. She then laid in the Thames before being moved to Folkestone and opened as a tourist attraction which failed. She then moved to the Medway and has been there ever since.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: HERB COLLECTOR on March 10, 2016, 17:13:10
The Soviet submarine was still moored alongside the Queen Mary in 2015. As grandarog suggests they are two different vessels..
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: KeithJG on March 10, 2016, 18:39:38
Ah, well.... I was just agreeing with the Guest going back a few posts.

I see they are different now as in one of my pictures there are fins on the bow of the sub?
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Bilgerat on March 10, 2016, 19:50:08
An easy mistake to make, they are the same class, so are identical. The main difference is that the boat alongside the Queen Mary is in much better condition and has her forward hydroplanes fully extended. The one on the Medway is in a sorry state and unless a ton of money is spent on her soon, will be destined for the breakers. Her hydroplanes are partially retracted.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Lyn L on March 12, 2016, 16:15:31
Ooops ! in today`s Kentonline http://www.kentonline.co.uk/medway/news/trio-rescued-from-russian-submarine-92573/
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Ted Ingham on July 29, 2016, 09:47:54
Photographed on Wednesday 27th July 2016. The list has gone and she is now on an even keel.Steel patchwork around the hull.Good to see the work underway.

Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Robin on August 26, 2017, 21:50:55
Not really my field of interest, but did anyone see a programme on TV this evening (Abandoned Engineering - Yesterday - Sky 538+1). There was a piece about scrapping old naval warships, unfortunately, I did not see the whole programme, however, there was mention of a Russian submarine and there was film of the surrounding area, including what I think was Rochester bridge. I did not hear that it was Chatham.  Robin.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Signals99 on August 27, 2017, 20:49:58
Hi Robin, yes I watched the whole programme, interesting, as a point of mild interest, any ideas as to why it was purchased in the first place, and how it ended up on the Medway? As an ex dockyard man who worked on submarines I would think the battery is in a very dodgy condition now, as it appears some time since the engines were run to charge her up. I would guess the acid has started to separate, that can lead to a whole lot of very nasty things.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Longpockets on August 28, 2017, 08:40:34
any ideas as to why it was purchesd in the first place,and how it ended up on the Medway ?

There are some details at the start of this post from about reply No. 3
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Signals99 on August 28, 2017, 15:39:04
Thanks Longpockets, for pointing that out.👍
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: lutonman1 on October 28, 2017, 13:19:57
Before that Russian submarine was `laid up ` in the Thames, It was moored near Woolwich, where we
boarded her for ten shillings, you could go through it again, at no extra cost, I said ` no thank you `.
I have the brochure somewhere, but I can`t find it !
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: conan on December 06, 2017, 00:34:09
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=viRhJX43WNE
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: Garrethp on February 25, 2018, 10:47:04
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=viRhJX43WNE

This is the video I made, all my videos are Kent history, I've only been doing them about 6 months so most of them at the mo are Medway but I'm slowly venturing out.
Thank you for sharing the video 😊
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: conan on February 25, 2018, 21:59:17
No problem, it's a good bit of work, if they are of historic interest maybe you could share some more of your videos  Oh and welcome to the forum by the way.
Title: Re: Russian Submarine, River Medway
Post by: smiffy on March 02, 2018, 22:26:59
IKS were invited aboard Foxtrot B49 last year and have just released a new video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwLp0xwP9OI