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Which is India first submarine museum? | Tours | 13676

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On RK Beach at Visakhapatnam, lies one of the most renowned submarines of India, NS Kursura. After her decommissioning, Kursura was converted into a submarine museum. It was the first submarine in Asia to be converted into a museum and the second in the world.
INS Kurusura Submarine Museum Vizag Timings
INS Kurusura is a submarine constructed by Russians in the year 1969. It reached Visakhapatnam in 1970 via the Baltic Sea and since then served the Indian Navy. INS Kurusura served the Indian Navy for 31 years and then it was decommissioned and turned into a museum in 2001.
Submarine entrance
Kursura meaning :is the same class of submarine, as depicted in the film, and it would give a first hand understanding of how the submariners managed to survive the adverse conditions for over 18 days. INS Kursura was decommissioned on September 27, 2001. It was gifted to Andhra Pradesh by the Navy and the Ministry of Defence.

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