Kashtan Class Large Mooring/Buoy Tenders
Project 141 Kashtan or Project 145 Sura
Very large mooring/buoy tenders with a 100 ton heavy lift gantry at the stern originally used in the Soviet/Russian navy. Developed from the previous 'Sura' class. Pacific fleet units have been employed in commercial cargo carrying since 1992 but remain naval-manned and available for naval use. KIL-158 has been transftered to Ukraine.
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