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Old 12-27-2007, 12:45 PM
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Would these be the same guys?

Yup, thats the same guys. Still can't get over the size of that tug behind the sub.
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Old 12-27-2007, 02:35 PM
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"We apologize about the holes in your boat Mr. Craig.... you can call 1-800-F UR HAND if you want to speak to someone about it"
That would be Dr. Craig to you
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Soviet Designation


941 Akula

US-Designation


Typhoon

Development began


December 1973

Design Bureau
Central Design Bureau for Marine Engineering "Rubin"

Chief designer
S.H. Kovalev

Builders
Nr. 402 Severodvinsk

Construction and Outfit


March 1977-September 1989

Service time


December 1981-

Number of ships


6

Armament
D-19 launch system with
20 R-39 missiles
2-650mm torpedo tubes
4-533mm torpedo tubes

Power Plant


2 pressurized water reactors, 190 MW each
2 steam turbines, 50.000 hp each

Propellers


27 blade fixed-pitch shrouded

Length


170-172 meters

Beam


23-23.3 meters

Draft


11-11.5 meters

Displacement


23,200-24,500 tons Surfaced
33,800-48,000 tons Submerged

Maximum diving depth


500 meters

Speed


12-16 knots Surface
25-27 knots Submerged

Crew


150 men (50 officers)

Endurance


90-120 days
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Can you be more specific?
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Old 12-27-2007, 04:19 PM
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my brother was a naval architect , I sent it to him....
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Ryan, you continue to amaze me.
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Remember the American sub that surfaced off the coast of Hawaii and sunk the Japanese research vessel with all the students on board.
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Yup, thats the same guys. Still can't get over the size of that tug behind the sub.
We can get a good laugh about it now....but it wasnt so funny when all those Navy guys in black jump suits came running down the pier, after getting tied up.
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That would be Dr. Craig to you
pretend doctor... just like chiropractors
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pretend doctor... just like chiropractors
Hey if i crack my knuckles good can i become a doctor too?
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