Turkish Navy's Submarine Floating Dock Launched
The floating dock would serve all submarines, including National Submarine (MİLDEN) and Preveze Class submarines.
The dock is constructed with 2,500 tons of sheet metal, 480 tons of shaped tubes, 320 tons of pipes, 38 pumps of various capacities, sliding panel roof and door systems, and 180 kilometres of power and data cable.
Features of submarine floating dock
|Length (with overhangs)||105 meters|
|Width (outer)||25.10 meters|
|Width (with overhangs)||26.65 meters|
|Width (inside)||17.05 meters|
|Net draft||12 meters (over the skid deck)|
|Draft at the baseline||16 meters|
|Lower safety deck||14.77 meters|
|Upper safety deck||17.36 meters|
|Crane deck||19.95 meters|
|Lifting capacity||3 thousand tons|