What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

We are in Kaliningrad, Russia, to visit the World Ocean Museum (where one may lose himself for hours) and get inside a real military submarine. Take a rare chance with us!

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

“Embankment of the historic fleet”. The museum has five ships,  They are listed on the sign.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Diesel-electric submarine B-412. It is 91 meters long!

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Down thru the hatch.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

All military attributes are accumulated in the forward compartment – torpedos, mines, shooting devices.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Torpedo.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Photos can’t convey how large they are…

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Mine RM-2.

The mining technology is quite interesting.  The nose of the submarine is sharp-pointed and resembles a hook on which the mine is secured. The submarine was approaching a ship, clung and left a mine under the ship’s bottom and insensibly floated away. Some time after an explosion occurred.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Threatening submarines…

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

We go through the hatch and find ourselves in a living compartment.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Room of a commander and a creepy dummy of his deputy.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

To the left is a saloon or a conference room with a folding table. Pay attention to the bright lamps on the ceiling – this place was used for operations.  To the right is a small officers’ mess.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

“Complex of devices to control the diving system”. After the living compartment we come to the central and most important compartment for submarine control.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Yes, it’s the system of valves for submarine control. Breathtaking!

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

The table of the tapping system and the general view of the control compartment.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Room for radio operators with impressive communication devices.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Toilet – it had an ordinary door, but now it has the door with a window in order we could see through wihout touching the door.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Ladder to the periscope room.What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Girls should not wear skirts in this museum!

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

There are two periscopes here, one of them has three color filters used depending on visibility conditions.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

The room also has many other devices.  They hang on the walls and the ceiling. The space is used to the maximum.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Those who work here should have a very good memory!

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Kitchen! It’s rather small – the cook like other crew members needs to be short and slim…

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

The submarine has three storys: the lowest are living compartments for crew members (80 of them: 13 officers, 11 warrant officers, petty officers and 40 common soldiers.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Next compartments: diesel (engine) and electric motors.  They maintain the submarine, keep it floating without surfacing for three months!

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Electric motors are huge, taller than men.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

The final compartment is a stern torpedo room. The diving suit would be used in emergency or reconnaissance situations. Beds are right next to them – as we’ve already noted the space is used to the maximum.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Sailor’s kit.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

Up to the air! We exit through the hatch on another side of the submarine.

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

This is an emergency hatch located under the compartment with periscopes.

If you come to Kaliningrad, do come to this museum!

Thanks to marquise-manyu for the photo excursion!

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