The Soviet Foxtrot -Class Hunter Killer Submarine SCORPION, designated B-427, was built in Leningrad, Russia, in 1972, served the Soviets during the Cold War period, especially during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Scorpion is a diesel-electric boat, 300 feet long, 2000 tons displacement, speed 16 knots, carried 6 bow torpedo tubes and 4 aft. She carried no guns nor missiles.

Scorpion is now deactivated, berthed in Los Angeles, California adjacent to RMS Queen Mary, and may be inspected by the public. I took the following photos in March, 2002, and include them here for your pleasure!

CONTROL ROOM
PERISCOPE
NAVIGATION AREA
NAVIGATION INDICATORS
CENTRAL CONTROL
OFFICERS QUARTERS
ENGINE ROOM
ENGINES
FORWARD TORPEDO TUBES
CREW BUNKS
CONTROL AREA
TOILET
OFFICERS BUNKS
OFFICERS WARDROOM
RADIO ROOM
CAPTAINS QUARTERS
WASH ROOM
FORWARD TORPEDO ROOM
DECK AFT
DIVING SUIT