Twenty-six steel cables attached from a 18,000-ton Dutch
-owned Giant 4 barge
hauled up the sunken nuclear submarine
from it's seabed grave Monday October 8, 2001.
The submarine will now be latched to the bottom of the barge for transport to a dry dock near Murmansk, Russia, where it will be examined.
The Russian navy will also remove the remains of the crew and 22 Granit supersonic cruise missiles once the submarine is brought into dock.