VLADIVOSTOK, November 30 (Itar-Tass) — The diesel-powered submarine Ust-Kamchatsk joins the Vladivostok-based submarine force of Russia's Pacific Fleet (PF) on Wednesday. This submarine cruiser is to moor at the PF main base here on Wednesday after a long passage from the Large Command of Forces in Russia's north-east. The sub's permanent station will be in Ullis (Ulysses) Bay, the press service of the Eastern Military District reports.
The Ust-Kamchatsk is the first submarine from among a submarine squadron that will arrive at the PF main base within the scope of reforming of submarine forces in Vladivostok and the Kamchatka Peninsula. The Kamchatka-based subnariners will be immediately provided with housing: the fleet command has seen to it that they will be given new apartments in the recently built houses in the area of Snegovoi (snowy) gully in Vladivostok, as well as tied accommodation near the submarines' permanent station in Ulysses Bay.