Soviet/Russian
Carrier Lineage

(Updated 2 July 2011)

Notes:

The date after each name is when that name was adopted.

BSS in the builder's column stands for “Black Sea Shipyard”.

Ship Name

Serial

Class

Builder

Laid Down

Launched

COMM

DECOM

Notes

Moscow
(Москва)

701

Pr 1123 Kondor

BSS Nikolayev

15. Dec. 1962

14. Jan. 1965

25. Dec. 1967

7. Nov. 1996

Helicopter Carrier

Leningrad
(Ленинград)

702

Pr 1123 Kondor

BSS Nikolayev

15. Jan. 1965

31. Jul. 1968

2. Jun. 1969

5. Dec. 1992

Helicopter Carrier

Kiev
(Киев)

101

Pr. 1143 Krechyet

BSS Nikolayev

21. Jul. 1970

26. Dec. 1972

28. Dec. 1975

30. Jun. 1993

VTOL. Sold to China.
Theme Park.

Minsk
(Минск)

102

Pr. 1143 Krechyet

BSS Nikolayev


30. Sep. 1975

27. Sep. 1978

30. Jun. 1993

VTOL. Sold to China.
Theme Park.

Novorossiysk
(Новороссийск)

103

Pr. 1143 Krechyet

BSS Nikolayev

30. Sep. 1975

24. Dec. 1978

12. Sep. 1982

30. Jun. 1993

VTOL.

Baku
(Баку)

Admiral Gorshkov
(Адмирал Горшков)
4 Oct 1990

104

Pr. 1143 Krechyet

BSS Nikolayev

26. Dec. 1978

17. Apr. 1982



VTOL. Sold to India as INS Vikramaditya.

Riga
(Рига)

Leonid Brezhnev
(Леонид Брежнев)
22 Nov 1982

Tbilisi
(Тбилиси)
11 Aug 1987

Admiral Kuznetsov
(Адмирал флота Советского Союза Кузнецов)
4 Oct 1990

105

Pr. 1143.5

BSS Nikolayev

22. Feb. 1983

5. Dec. 1985

21. Jan. 1991


Was not fully operational until 1995. Will serve until 2015.

Riga
(Рига)

Varyag
(Варяг)
19 Jun 1990

106

Pr. 1143.5

BSS Nikolayev

6. Dec. 1985

4. Dec. 1988



Construction halted in 1992. Sold to China.

Ulyanovsk
(Ульяновск)

С-107

Pr. 1143.7

BSS Nikolayev

25. Nov. 1988




Cancelled in 1991. Would have entered service in Dec. 1995.

UNNAMED


Pr. 1143.7

BSS Nikolayev





Cancelled in 1991.