4 At the Photogenic Bay

At the Photogenic Bay

Posted on August 6, 2012 by team

Interesting ships with rich history, military and civil ones, at the Kola Bay of Murmansk.

In the centre – drilling plaform “Arkticheskaya”

Aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov”

Atomic ice-breakers “Vaigach” and “Taimyr”. The crew is about 100 people. One trip lasts for about 4 months.

From left to right: “Rossita” that serves ice-brealers, an atomic ice-breaker “Soviet Union”, atomic lighter carrier ship “Sevmorput”.

Floating dock


“Timophey Guzhenko”, St. Petersburg

Like twins

“Yaroslav Mudriy”

Atomic ice-breaker “Siberia”

Atomic ice-breaker “Arctic”


Tanker “Belokamenka” is 30 years old

We wonder how they will end…

Location: Murmansk

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4 responses to “At the Photogenic Bay”

  1. regulator says:

    “We wonder how they will end…” at least the icebreakers Arktika and Sibir are moored to rot down as they have been decommisioned in 1993 (Sibir) and 2008 (Arktika)…hopefully all fuel elements have already been removed.

    • ptc says:

      Yes, through that hole into sea… propably…. long time ago, I have plastic model of ice breaker Arctica, it was famous ship back then.

  2. todd says:

    Great old ships.

  3. America Says says:

    Many of them look like they are ready to be towed off to Alang for breaking.

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