U480 Foxtrot

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Photo 1
Author: Leo Van Ginderen collection
Location: (BE) Zeebrugge
Date: 03/01/1996

Photo 2
Author: Ship Hunters collection
Location: (BE) Zeebrugge
Date: 20/10/2007
Photo 3
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 (type 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. Is to be visited at the port of Zeebrugge (BE).

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? Not scrapped on 14/05/2017.
Lost at sea or sunken? No