Whiskey Class - Project 613 - Production
Some sources claim 256 Whiskey class submarines were built on 9 different shipyards in the Soviet Union. Other sources report the Soviet Union built a total 215 Whiskeys, while China built another 21 built locally from parts provided by the Soviet Union, known as Type 03, for a grand total of 236. VADM Burov, head of the Soviet Defense Ministry's Shipbuilding Institute from 1969-1983, confirms that 215 units built.
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