Russia’s only surviving Soviet submarine of the S-189 class, now docked at the Lieutenant Schmidt Embankment opposite the Admiral Nakhimov monument, is set to become a new private museum in the city.

Andrei Artyushin, the head of the project, said all seven compartments of the submarine will be accessible, including the torpedo room, two living compartments, the central control compartment, the emergency compartment housing the escape hatch and life-saving appliances, the electric motor room and the engine compartment.

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8 Aug 2007

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