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  • 18 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    An Indian Navy fleet of four warships made a port call at Souda Bay, Greece during their overseas deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and the West Coast of Africa. Indian Naval Ships (INS) Mumbai, Trishul, Tarkash and Aditya pulled into Souda Bay on Monday and are scheduled to stay until Wednesday. The warships will engage […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Training & Education

    In august 2013, HMS Montrose found herself alongside Souda Bay just a short distance from the British and Commonwealth War Cemetery located at the head of the bay. In Crete during the Second World War, of a Commonwealth Force of 32,000 men, 18,000 were evacuated, 12,000 were taken prisoner and 2,000 were killed. At the […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) departed Souda Bay, Crete, Oct. 28 after a successful scheduled port visit. The port visit gave Sailors the opportunity to meet some of the people from Crete and to experience the rich history and culture of Greece. “I feel so lucky to have been able to explore the beautiful […]

  • 5 May 2011
    Training & Education

      The British Royal Navy flagship HMS Albion sailed into the Souda Bay anchorage (Crete) on Wednesday for a five-day courtesy call… (ana) [mappress] Source: ana , May 5, 2011;

  • 15 December 2014
    Authorities

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) is moored pierside at Marathi NATO Pier Facility in Souda Bay, Greece. Oscar Austin, homeported in Norfolk, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. [mappress mapid=”14714″] Image: U.S. Navy photo by […]

  • 15 March 2019
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    US Navy’s Ohio-class cruise missile submarine USS Florida (SSGN 728) arrived in Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, Greece, for a scheduled port visit on March 14. While the Kings Bay, Georgia, homeported USS Florida is on a routine deployment in the US 6th Fleet area of operations, it is rare for the US Navy to […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Authorities

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) arrived in Souda Bay, Crete, for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 24th. Cmdr. Jason Reller, commanding officer of USS Roosevelt, said: This port visit gives our Sailors a chance to strengthen the bonds between the U.S. and Greece through first-hand cultural experiences and interactions. It will also provide […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Naval Support Activity (NSA) Souda Bay held a change of command ceremony onboard the installation, April 11.   Capt. Michael R. Moore relieved Capt. James F. Gibson Jr. as commanding officer. Rear Adm. John C. “Jack” Scorby, commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia, was the guest speaker at the event. “It’s a great […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Sailors, operating forward in the U.S. 6th Fleet, conduct daily operations, port visits and engage with allies and partners to maintain a forward presence throughout Europe and Africa and improve maritime security. Hereby we bring you a part of the 6th Fleet’s operations. While in Souda Bay, Greece, on April 10, Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer […]

  • 27 October 2014
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    Adm. Mark Ferguson, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, visited U.S. Naval Support Activity (NSA) Souda Bay on October 23 for the first time since taking command in July. During the all hands call Furguson imparted on Sailors the importance of their mission in Souda: You represent the United States Navy and the United States to the people […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Training & Education

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departed Souda Bay, Greece, following a scheduled port visit, July 29.   Ross was in Souda Bay for three days, while the ship refueled and met incoming personnel. The port visit allowed the crew an opportunity to experience some of the culture and sights the island of […]

  • 12 December 2014
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    US Navy’s Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) arrived to Souda Bay, Greece, on December 10. The vessel pulled into the Marathi NATO pier facility during a scheduled port visit. Leyte Gulf, homeported in Norfolk, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. [mappress […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors stationed aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) participated in a community engagement project in a Souda Bay-area village during their port visit April 14. The Sailors used their liberty time to help give back to the community in Mouzouras Village, which has a population of about 800 people. The Sailors spent the […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Training & Education

    The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Souda Bay, Greece, for a scheduled port visit, Nov. 27. This is San Diego’s second port visit in Souda Bay during this deployment. While in port, the crew will conduct routine repairs and cosmetic […]

  • 20 April 2015
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    The Royal Australian Navy helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac arrived in Souda Bay on the island of Crete in Greece on 18 April as part of its deployment on NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015. Anzac departed Sydney on 15 March, and has transited the Southern Ocean, Indian Ocean, Red Sea and the Suez Canal before arriving in the […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Training & Education

    US Navy transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22) pulled into Souda Bay, Greece, on October 15, for a scheduled port visit and a mid-deployment voyage repair maintenance stop. The San Antonio-class ship USS San Diego arrived in Greece together with embarked Marines from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) after three-and-a-half months of its deployment. Mid-deployment voyage […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) departed Greek Souda Bay port on November 1 following an eight-day port visit to complete her mid-deployment voyage repair (MDVR). While the port call’s primary focus was a MDVR to ensure the ship is in fully operational condition for the remainder of her deployment, Wasp was able to […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17), along with Marines from embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Souda Bay, Greece, for a scheduled port visit April 1. San Antonio left its homeport of Norfolk, Va, March 11 for a scheduled deployment, and the visit to Greece was the first scheduled […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) stopped in Souda Bay, Greece, for the first port visit during its 2017 deployment with the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG). USS Philippine Sea was in Greece from March 1 to March 5 conducting a community relations project, where Philippine Sea Sailors helped clean a community beach. […]

  • 30 May 2018
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    US Navy ships centered around the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) returned to US 6th Fleet operations after completing a four day port visit to Souda Bay, Crete, May 23-27. The aircraft carrier docked at the US naval base in Souda Bay while Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Bulkeley docked in Piraeus. The other two ships […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Seven days after leaving Ferrol for transit to Australian waters, the Commanding Officer ESPS Cantabria (CMDR J.L. Nieto) and members of the crew of Cantabria showed solidarity with their Royal Australian Navy companions, from the RAN DET Cantabria, in paying their respects to the fallen at the Commonwealth War Cemetery, Souda Bay. Although a small […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) got underway from Souda Bay, Greece, October 21, after completing a scheduled mid-deployment voyage repair maintenance there. San Diego’s port visit allowed the crew and contractors to carry out repairs and maintenance ensuring the ship remained in operational condition for its deployment. “We had […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Rear-Admiral (ESP N) Eugenio Diaz Del Rio, Commander Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2), handed over command of NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD task force (TF 508) to Commodore (Royal Danish Navy) Aage Buur Jensen, Commander SNMG1 during an operational handover in Souda Bay on Saturday, 14 June 2014.   The two Commanders and their […]

  • 1 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Britain’s most advanced warship is enjoying her first foreign port on her maiden deployment as she gears up for seven demanding months east of Suez. HMS Daring is making full use of the NATO ranges at Souda Bay – used by all Royal Navy warships to fine tune ships and ship’s companies before heading to […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy transferred four rigid-hulled inflatable boats (RHIB) to the Hellenic Navy in Souda Bay, Greece, on October 31. The boats were transferred based on an Excess Defense Articles (EDA) grant under the Foreign Assistance Act (FAA) through which the Pentagon transfers excess equipment to foreign governments. RHIBs are typically used for modernization of partner forces, and […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Maritime professionals from North Africa, Europe and the U.S. started another round of planning for Phoenix Express 2015 at the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Center in Souda Bay, Greece, Dec. 2. The four-day planning event, the second of three before exercise execution in spring 2015, seeks to further develop exercise scenarios aligned with specific […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy, along with its allies from the Hellenic and Israeli navies, concluded Exercise Noble Dina in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, May 14, 2015. Noble Dina is an annual trilateral naval exercise designed to increase interoperability by developing the individual and collective maritime proficiencies of Greece, Israel and the U.S., while also promoting friendship, […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Authorities

    U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout and U.S. Naval Support Activity Souda Bay on Sunday as part of his annual USO Holiday Tour. Dempsey took a tour of the ship and spoke with sailors about the importance of Stout’s […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Helena (SSN 725) returned to its homeport at Naval Station Norfolk from a deployment May 15. Under the command of Cmdr. Jeffrey E. Lamphear, the submarine returned from the U.S. European Command and U.S. Central Command areas of responsibility, where the crew executed the chief of naval operation’s maritime […]