Russian Navy Ship Heads to Mediterranean Sea

Russian Navy Ship Heads to Mediterranean Sea

A Russian Navy’s ship is steaming its way to the Mediterranean Sea, according to the Daily Sabah.


The ship, with hull number PM-56, passed the Dardanelles strait on Sunday, April 20th accompanied by Turkish Coast Guard ships during the passage. The final destination of the vessel has not been confirmed.

PM-56 is an Amur class floating workshop ship of the Russian Navy which was built at a shipyard in Szczecin, Poland, in 1973.

The most successful and most massive floating workshops were of “Polish” manufacture and have become PM pr.300, 301, 303 and 304. All of them were built in Poland at the Szczecin Shipyard.

Press Release, April 22, 2014; Image: Wikimedia

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