K-222 submarine scrapped in Severodvinsk
The shipping yard in Russia's northern port of Severodvinsk has scrapped K-222 submarine, which was known as the fastest submarine in the history of the national underwater fleet.
K-222 was built in 1960 and became the first Soviet submarine made of titanium alloy. In 1970 the submarine set a speed record at about 83 km/hour which has not been beaten yet.
For its unique features and expensiveness it was nicknamed Gold Fish. The submarine equipped with cruise missile it was in service till 1989.