There is much to do in Long Beach but you’ve got to start your exploration with the Russian Scorpion Submarine. Check out the torpedo rooms, the cramped crew quarters and the huge array of various valves, pipes and wires that made up this battle sub. This is kind of submarine which is completely authentic, accurate and unchanged since the Cold War days. The glimpse of Russian Scorpion submarine gives all the guests the very rare opportunity to get a first-hand glimpse of what life was like aboard a Russian submarine.
There is general admission fee for exploring the submarine that is $14 and if you are coming with the children whom age should be 4 to 11 then fee will be $12. If you are coming with your vehicle then there is charge of it that will be total of $15 (Subject to change based on Special Event schedule here.). The time to explore the submarine is from 10 AM to 5 PM. (Also available as part of the First-Class Passport – Haunted or Historical). You must be at least 48 inches to board submarine. There is group discount available for Groups of 15 or more. One inconvenience is there while exploring the B-427 that not all area are easily accessible by guests with mobility issues.
The Russian Scorpion b-427 is also a kind of venue for special events such as parties, meetings, Military Re-Enlistment Ceremonies, or any naval related activity. The location of submarine is easily accessible from the entire Los Angeles / Orange County metropolitan area. It is located in long beach city of Los Angeles. The Russian Scorpion b-427 is one of the best locations to hold your special event. The Russian Scorpion b-427 has appeared as a Russian, American, German and even a Japanese submarine. The special point of this submarine is that it is having a unique representation and user friendly filming venue not available in any other location. It is very accessible to all Studios and Production Facilities that’s why it is the best location and is truly a kind of filming location and available for single day, nighttime or multiple days for shooting schedules.
The Scorpion was formerly as the “terror of the deep”. Check out all the top-secret places and marvel at the miles of wire. There are piping and complex array of valves that make up the veins and arteries of a combat submarine. You can also take a look on how life on board that’s known as “Podvodnaya Lodka” (Famously known as Russian for Submarine). It was lived as she “drilled holes in the ocean” performing her assigned duties and top secret missions. Previously the Soviet designated a project called as “Project 641″ Diesel Electric Attack Submarine, known to NATO as the Foxtrot Class, was one of the most successful class of submarine ever in service to the Soviet Navy. The Soviet Union constructed almost Seventy-nine Foxtrot; among them the second largest class of submarines was ever built. The b-427, code named “Scorpion,” was one of their best submarines.
The Scorpion was built at the Sudomekh Shipyards just outside of Leningrad which was laid down in 1971 and was completely hand over to the Soviet Navy in 1972. Scorpion was fitted with all the latest developments in engines, sonar, radar and weaponry at that time. She was indeed very famous and called as “state of art” which was truly the pride of the Soviet Navy’s undersea fleet.
The Scorpion B-427 was assigned to the headquarters of the powerful soviet Pacific Fleet which is basically based in Vladivostok. The total capacity of Scorpion B-427 is of 56 sailors, 10 midshipmen and 12 officers which is itself a fully complement. “Scorpion” sailed out on its maiden voyage into the North Sea where she then turned south for her secret journey down the coast of Europe and Africa, rounding the Cape of Good Hope and then into the Indian Ocean. From there she sailed up the coast of Vietnam, then patrolled by the U.S. Navy, through the Sea of Japan and finally to her new home port, Vladivostok.
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