U480 Foxtrot

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Photo 1
Author: Ship Hunters collection
Location: Terneuzen (NL)
Date: 14/06/2019

Photo 2
Author: Ship Hunters collection
Location: (BE) Zeebrugge
Date: 12/06/2019
Photo 3
Author: Leo Van Ginderen collection
Location: (BE) Zeebrugge
Date: 03/01/1996
Photo 4
Author: Ship Hunters collection
Location: (BE) Zeebrugge
Date: 20/10/2007
Administrative data Technical data
name: U480 Foxtrot
commissioned: 1960
flag: Russia
dimensions: 91.30 x 7.50 x 5.09 m
type: "Foxtrot" class (project 641) patrol submarine
specs: crew: 75
max depth: 280m
speed: 16.40 kn

former name(s): new name(s):
B143 ('60-'94) (Soviet navy) No known new names

We also have pictures of this vessel under the folowing name(s).

Extra info:
Her real name was B143, but U480 was used as decoy to mislead enemies. She was to be visited at the port of Zeebrugge (BE) between '96-'19.

She was taken out of the dock on Wednesday 12/06/19 and towed 14/06/19 to Gent for scrap

Converted? This vessel has not been converted.
Museum? She is part of a heritage preservation project, or belongs to a museum.
Decommissioned? This vessel was decommissioned or transfered in the year 1994
Scrapping? This vessel was sold to Belgium in the year 2019 for scrapping.
Lost at sea or sunken? No