High-quality model of 1960s Soviet arctic 'Amguema'-class transport vessel
This is a class of polar cargo ships was first developed in 1962. This was the first new class of ULA (the Russian abbreviation for 'strengthened for arctic ice') a continuation of the Lena class of icebreaker to all intents and purposes, and was felt to have a hull shape far superior to any type of ice breaker constructed to that date.
In 1962-1975, 15 ships were built Now in operation there are 2 vessels: scientific vessel 'Mikhail Somov' and Russian navy transport 'Yauza'.
The model is made on the basis of ORIGINAL drawings.