Smetlivy Left Italy after Repairs

According to Russian website Rusnavy.com, the Russian destroyer Smetlivy left Italy.

She was in the Mediterranean Sea to take part in the joint Russo-Italian naval exercise IONIEX-2012.  Smetlivy apparently suffered a problem with her fuel system so that it was necessary to repair her in Taranto naval base. She will join other Russian ships already in the Mediterranean and they will altogether sail to Gulf of Aden to combat piracy.

It was earlier said that one of oil pump blocks was broken down on BSF destroyer Smetlivy that had called at Italian port Taranto after completion of the IONIEX-2012 joint naval exercise. The ship’s commanding staff decided to ask Italian partners to help. 

In order to eliminate the failure found in the Russian destroyer, Italian Navy’s workshops made the needed parts in a day. When the crew had finished all repair works, Smetlivy departed from Taranto in the evening of Nov 13 and is currently heading for assigned zone in the Mediterranean Sea. 

BSF task group consisting of Guards missile cruiser Moskva, landing ship Saratov, and replenishment tanker Ivan Bubnov is performing combat training tasks in the East Mediterranean. 

The ships are holding joint tactical drills practicing short-range antisubmarine and antiaircraft warfare. It is planned to conduct watch officer drills, train signalmen and radar operators, and carry out damage control drills. 

The task group will be soon reinforced by BSF landing ship Novocherkassk which is to pass the Black Sea Straits in the next few days. 

Late in Nov, the task group will pass the Suez Canal and start anti-piracy mission near the Horn of Africa early in Dec, reports Russian defense ministry

 

Russian Destroyer Smetlivy Returned Home

Smetlivy, passing through Bosphorus on 30 May 2012.  Photo: Cem Dogut, used with permission.

On 30th May 2012, the Russian Kashin class destroyer Smetlivy returned from her deployment in the Eastern Mediterranean. She was send to the region to show Russian support to the Syrian regime and to show flag. As this photo shows there was less smoke on the water this time.

Russian Destroyer Smetlivy Passed Through Bosphorus


Fog of war or smoke and mirrors? Russian destroyer Smetlivy on her way to Mediterranean Sea.

The Kashin class Russian destroyer Smetlivy passed through Bosphorus this morning. According to news on Turkish media she is on her way to Syrian port Tartus.

The large anti-submarine ship (I guess this means destroyer in Russian) Smetlivy was laid in 1966 and commissioned in 1969. She is the sole remaining Kashin class destroyer and is attached to Russian Black Sea Fleet. She was refitted from 1990 till 1996. Though she is one of the oldest vessels of the Black Sea Fleet, she is still very active.

I am not sure whether she has received as ticked for polluting the air of Istanbul but as you can see she was smoking heavily- remaining me that Deep Purple song! I am not a marine propulsion expert but her machinery may not be in a good condition.

Foreign Warship On Bosphorus in 2016 (Part 10)

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Tsezar Konikov, returning from her Syrian deployment. Her southbound passage through Bosphorus was 8,5 days ago. With this deployment she may win the Blue Riband. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Auxiliary cargo ship, Vologda-50 going to Syria

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Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sagaidachny returning to the Black Sea. Note the two containers on her flight deck. According to Ukraine, they are part of a mobile military hospital. Photo: Kerim Bozkurt.

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Ukrainian warship Balta returning to her home after conducting training with Turkish Navy. Photo: Alper Böler.

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A very rare visit of Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sagaidachny outside of the Black Sea

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A very rare appearance of Ukrainian warship Balta

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PM-56 heading home after 6 month of deployment in Syria.

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Kashin class destroyer, Smetlivy with her new pennant number heading to the Mediterranean.

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Smetlivy with her new pennant number heading to the Mediterranean.

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Ropucha class landing ship Minsk, making a southbound passage through Istanbul. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Rescue tug of Russian Black Sea Fleet, Professor Nikolay Muru making a southbound passage through Istanbul. She will be deployed in Eastern Mediterranean. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Novocharkassk returninig from her Syrian deployment. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Returning from her Syrian deployment, Yauza passes through Istanbul in the middle of the night. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Auxiliary cargo ship Dvinitsa-50 heading to Mediterranean. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Alligator class landing ship Saratov passing through Istanbul on a party foggy day. Photo: Alper Böler.

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Amur-I class repair ship PM-138 heading to Syria. She and her sister PM-56 rotate in every 6 months their deployment to Tartus, Syria. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Tsezar Kunikov heading to Syria. Photo: Yörük Işık.

This is a double issue. The last two weeks was interesting for a ship spotter.

First we have witnessed the semi yearly rotation of Amur class floating workships PM-138 and PM-56. One of them is stationed in Syria for 6 months. PM-138 made her southbound deployment and the relived PM-56 made her northbound passage a couple of days later.

Second we have seen the newly renumbered Kashin class destroyer Smetlivy passing through Istanbul.  Her old pennant number 810 was replaced as 870.

The most noteworthy sighting was without any doubt the passages of two Ukrainian warships. On 7th March 2015 frigate Hetman Sagaidachny and degaussing ship Balta made their southbound passage through Istanbul. This was the first passage of Ukrainian warships since the annexation of Crimea. The ships sailed to the Gölcük Naval Base, the main base of Turkish Navy. There some training activities were conducted. Both ships arrived in Istanbul on 10th March for a half day port visit. During this time Ukrainian President visited the ships.
The list of the foreign warships passed through Istanbul Strait is here.

Foreign Warship On Bosphorus in 2016

List of foreign warship movements through Turkish Straits in 2016. Last updated: 24.5.2016

Date Number Name Direction Nationality Fleet
24.5.2016 D-615 Jean Bart Southbound France
20.5.2016 Dvinitsa-50 Northbound Russia
19.5.2016 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia Black Sea
19.5.2016 127 Minsk Northbound Russia Baltic
19.5.2016 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia North
18.5.2016 D-615 Jean Bart Northbound France
14.5.2016 770 Valentin Pikul Southbound Russia Black Sea
11.5.2016  127 Minsk Southbound Russia Black Sea
11.5.2016  031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia Black Sea
8.5.2016 KIL-158 Southbound Russia Black Sea
6.5.2016 Dvinitsa-50 Southbound Russia
6.5.2016 861 Ladny Southbound Russia Black Sea
6.5.2016 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia Black Sea
4.5.2016 150 Saratov Southbound Russia Black Sea
4.5.2016 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia North
26.4.2016 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia Black Sea
25.4.2016 127 Minsk Northbound Russia Baltic
24.4.2016 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia North
24.4.2016 150 Saratov Northbound Russia Black Sea
22.4.2016 Vologda-50 Northbound Russia
20.4.2016 337 Fredericton Southbound Canada
19.4.2016 F-222 Regina Maria Northbound Romania
19.4.2016 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia Black Sea
18.4.2016 127 Minsk Southbound Russia Baltic
16.4.2016 F-222 Regina Maria Southbound Romania
14.4.2016 150 Saratov Southbound Russia Black Sea
13.4.2016 602 Zeleny Dol Northbound Russia Black Sea
9.4.2016 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia Black Sea 
9.4.2016 Vologda-50 Southbound Russia
8.4.2016 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia North
8.4.2016 127 Minsk Northbound Russia Baltic
5.4.2016 Dvinitsa-50 Southbound Russia
4.4.2016 MAI-0201 Stefan Cel Mare Northbound Romania
4.4.2016 150 Saratov Northbound Russia Black Sea
2.4.2016 MAI-1104 Southbound Romania
2.4.2016 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia Black Sea
31.3.2016 337 Fredericton Northbound Canada
31.3.2016 31 Alexander Otrakovsky Southbound Russia North
31.3.2016 603 Serpukhov Southbound Russia Black Sea
29.3.2016 127 Minsk Southbound Russia Baltic
27.3.2016 Epron Northbound Russia Black Sea
24.3.2016 150 Saratov Southbound Russia Black Sea
22.3.2016 31 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia North
22.3.2016 127 Minsk Northbound Russia Baltic
21.3.2016 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia Black Sea
20.3.2016 Dvnitsa-50 Northbound Russia
20.3.2016   Yauza Southbound Russia  
16.3.2016 29 Lieutenant Dimitrie Nicolescu Northbound Romania
14.3.2016 150 Saratov Northbound Russia Black Sea
12.3.2016 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia Black Sea
10.3.2016 U811 Balta Northbound Ukraine
10.3.2016 U130 Hetman Sahaydachniy Northbound Ukraine
10.3.2016   Vologda-50 Southbound Russia  
9.3.2016 Kazan-60 Northbound Russia
9.3.2016 525 Obzor Northbound Bulgaria
7.3.2016 PM-56 PM-56 Northbound Russia Black Sea
7.3.2016 U811 Balta Southbound Ukraine  
7.3.2016 U130 Hetman Sahaydachniy Southbound Ukraine  
7.3.2016 127 Minsk Southbound Russia Baltic
7.3.2016  870 Smetlivy Southbound Russia Black Sea
4.3.2016   Professor Nikolay Muru Southbound Russia Black Sea
4.3.2016 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia Black Sea
3.3.2016   Dvinitsa-50 Southbound Russia  
3.3.2016 150 Saratov Southbound Russia Black Sea
2.3.2016 31 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia North
2.3.2016 142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia Black Sea
2.3.2016 Yauza Northbound Russia
1.3.2016 29 Lieutenant Dimitrie Nicolescu Southbound Romania  
28.2.2016 M-33 Tambre Southbound Spain  
25.2.2016   Alexander Tkachenko Southbound Russia  
25.2.2016   Kazan-60 Southbound Russia  
24.2.2016 PM-138 PM-138 Southbound Russia Black Sea
22.2.2016 156 Yamal Northbound Russia Black Sea
21.2.2016 SSV-201 Priazove Southbound Russia Black Sea
20.2.2016   Yauza Southbound Russia  
19.2.2016 151 Azov Northbound Russia Black Sea
19.2.2016 127 Minsk Northbound Russia Baltic
18.2.2016 31 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia North
18.2.2016 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia Black Sea
17.2.2016 602 Vologda-50 Northbound Russia
14.2.2016 913 Kovrovets Southbound Russia Black Sea
14.2.2016 602 Zeleny Dol Southbound Russia Black Sea
12.2.2016 Dvinitsa-50 Northbound Russia
12.2.2016 156 Yamal Southbound Russia Black Sea
11.2.2016 31 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia North
9.2.2016 151 Azov Southbound Russia Black Sea
9.2.2016 127 Minsk Southbound Russia Baltic
8.2.2016 62 Shkval Northbound Bulgaria
8.2.2016 M-33 Tambre Northbound Spain
4.2.2016 142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia Black Sea
4.2.2016 156 Yamal Northbound Russia Black Sea
2.2.2016 Afalina Northbound Russia
2.2.2016 Taurus Northbound Russia
1.2.2016  151 Azov Northbound Russia Black Sea
1.2.2016 127 Minsk Northbound Russia Baltic
1.2.2016 Vologda-50 Northbound Russia
1.2.2016 31 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia North
1.2.2016   Alexander Tkachenko Southbound Russia  
30.1.2016 Yauza Northbound Russia
25.1.2016 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia Black Sea
25.1.2016 156 Yamal Southbound Russia Black Sea
23.1.2016 525 Obzor Southbound Bulgaria  
22.1.2016  151 Azov Southbound Russia Black Sea
22.1.2016  127 Minsk Southbound Russia Baltic
18.1.2016   Yauza Southbound Russia  
17.1.2016 156 Yamal Northbound Russia Black Sea
16.1.2016 127 Minsk Northbound Russia Baltic
14.1.2016 62 Shkval Southbound Bulgaria  
8.1.2016 121 Moskva Northbound Russia Black Sea
8.1.2016 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia Black Sea
8.1.2016 156 Yamal Southbound Russia Black Sea
7.1.2016 Vologda-50 Northbound Russia
6.1.2016 127 Minsk Southbound Russia Baltic

Foreign Warship On Bosphorus in 2015

According to our observations Ropucha class landing ship and a reliable member of Syrian Express, Alexander Otrovski passed through Turkish Straits 20 times in both directions. She is closely followed by Tsezar Kunikov with 19 passages and by Novocharkassk with 18 passages.

Below is the list of the ships with 10 or more transits through Turkish Straits. It should not suprise anyone, that all of them are Russian Navy landing ships.

Name Northbound Southbound Total
Alexander Otrakovski 11 9 20
Tsezar Kunikov 9 10 19
Novocharkassk 8 10 18
Korolev 7 10 17
Nikolay Filchenkov 7 9 16
Azov 6 8 14
Saratov 7 7 14
Yamal 5 6 11
Alexander Shabalin 5 5 10

Kindly note that these 272 transits are compiled by actual spotting of these ships mostly in Istanbul and sometimes in Çanakkale Straits. Therefore the list is not complete but I would say %99 correct.

List of foreign warship movements through Turkish Straits in 2015:

Date Number Name Direction Nationality
30.12.2015 Sayany Northbound Russia
28.12.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
28.12.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
28.12.2015 Yauza Northbound Russia
27.12.2015 810 Smetlivy Northbound Russia
26.12.2015   Vologda-50 Southbound Russia
25.12.2015 MB-31 Northbound Russia
25.12.2015 Kyzyl-60 Northbound Russia
24.12.2015 132 Minsk Northbound Russia
23.12.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
21.12.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
21.12.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
19.12.2015   Dvinitsa-50 Southbound Russia
19.12.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
18.12.2015   Yauza Southbound Russia
17.12.2015 71 USS Ross Southbound USA
17.12.2015 156 Yamal Northbound Russia
14.12.2015 132 Minsk Southbound Russia
14.12.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
13.12.2015 Rostov-na-Donu Northbound Russia
13.12.2015 SB-36 Northbound Russia
11.12.2015   Kyzyl-60 Southbound Russia
09.12.2015 Vologda-50 Northbound Russia
09.12.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
07.12.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
06.12.2015 132 Minsk Northbound Russia
06.12.2015 Dvinitsa-50 Northbound Russia
05.12.2015 Ivan Bubnov Northbound Russia
04.12.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
03.12.2015 71 USS Ross Northbound USA
02.12.2015 156 Yamal Northbound Russia
02.12.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
01.12.2015 Yauza Northbound Russia
28.11.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
25.11.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
23.11.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
21.11.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
20.11.2015 KIL-158 Northbound Russia
18.11.2015 Liman Northbound Russia
18.11.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
18.11.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
17.11.2015 41 BS Drazki Northbound Bulgaria
16.11.2015 617 Mirazh Southbound Russia
15.11.2015 D-37 HMS Duncan Southbound UK
15.11.2015 156 Yamal Northbound Russia
15.11.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
13.11.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
9.11.2015  130 Korolev Southbound Russia
8.11.2015  152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
7.11.2015 D-37 HMS Duncan Northbound UK
6.11.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
5.11.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
4.11.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
4.11.2015 Vologda-50 Northbound Russia
31.10.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
31.10.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
30.10.2015 Yauza Northbound Russia
30.10.2015 265 Contraamiral Horia Macellariu Northbound Romania
28.10.2015 62 Shkva Northbound Bulgaria
28.10.2015 30 Sub Lieutenant Alexandru Axente Northbound Romania
28.10.2015 158 Azov Southbound Russia
27.10.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
27.10.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
27.10.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
26.10.2015 78 USS Porter Southbound USA
24.10.2015 MB-31 Southbound Russia
24.10.2015 Sayany Southbound Russia
22.10.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
21.10.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
20.10.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
20.10.2015 Donuzlav Northbound Russia
18.10.2015 30 Sub Lieutenant Alexandru Axente Southbound Romania
17.10.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
17.10.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
16.10.2015 Yauza Southbound Russia
14.10.2015 Dvinitsa-50 Southbound Russia
14.10.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
12.10.2015 41 Drazki Southbound Bulgaria
11.10.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
11.10.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
10.10.2015 PM-56 PM-56 Southbound Russia
9.10.2015 808 Privitly Northbound Russia
9.10.2015 KIL-158 Northbound Russia
8.10.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
7.10.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
7.10.2015 801 Ladny Northbound Russia
6.10.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
6.10.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
6.10.2015 78 USS Porter Northbound USA
3.10.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
1.10.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
1.10.2015 Kildin Northbound Russia
1.10.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
1.10.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
29.9.2015 Yauza Northbound Russia
27.9.2015   KIL-158 Southbound Russia
27.9.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
26.9.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
25.9.2015 121 Moskva Southbound Russia
24.9.2015 801 Ladny Southbound Russia
24.9.2015 952 R-109 Southbound Russia
24.9.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
22.9.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
22.9.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
21.9.2015  142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
20.9.2015 Donuzlav Southbound Russia
19.9.2015 810 Smetlivy Southbound Russia
19.9.2015 KIL-158 Northbound Russia
17.9.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
17.9.2015 Sayany Northbound Russia
16.9.2015 Novorossiysk Northbound Russia
15.9.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
14.9.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
14.9.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
13.9.2015  75 USS Donald Cook Southbound USA
10.9.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
9.9.2015 KIL-158 Southbound Russia
7.9.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
4.9.2015 210 Smolny Southbound Russia
3.9.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
3.9.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
31.8.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
30.8.2015 SB-921 Paradox Southbound Russia
30.8.2015 616 Samum Northbound Russia
30.8.2015 Shaktar Northbound Russia
28.8.2015 Epron Southbound Russia
28.8.2015 75 USS Donald Cook Northbound USA
26.8.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
26.8.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
25.8.2015 210 Smolny Northbound Russia
20.8.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
19.8.2015 SB-921 Paradox Northbound Russia
19.8.2015 832 R-32 Northbound Russia
19.8.2015 617 Mirazh Northbound Russia
19.8.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
19.8.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
17.8.2015 121 Moskva Northbound Russia
16.8.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
16.8.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
8.8.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
8.8.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
7.8.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
7.8.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
2.8.2015 Liman Southbound Russia
31.7.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
30.7.2015 L-177 HS Rodos Northbound Greece
29.7.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
29.7.2015 RB-365 RB-365 Northbound Russia
25.7.2015 P-68 HS Daniolos Southbound Greece
24.7.2015 F-334 NRP D. Francisco de Almeida Southbound Portugal
24.7.2015 F-803 HNLMS Tromp Southbound Netherlands
19.7.2015 PM-138 PM-138 Northbound Russia
17.7.2015 78 USS Porter Southbound USA
16.7.2015 P-68 HS Daniolos Northbound Greece
15.7.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
12.7.2015 P-268 HS Aittitos Southbound Greece
10.7.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
7.7.2015 P-268 HS Aittitos Northbound Greece
5.7.2015 78 USS Porter Northbound USA
5.7.2015 A-759 Dupuy De Lôme Southbound France
4.7.2015 F-334 NRP D. Francisco de Almeida Northbound Portugal
4.7.2015 F-803 HNLMS Tromp Northbound Netherlands
3.7.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
3.7.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
2.7.2015 58 USS Laboon Southbound USA
1.7.2015 M-36 ESPS Tajo Northbound Spain
24.6.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
24.6.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
22.6.2015  031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
22.6.2015  130 Korolev Southbound Russia
21.6.2015 58 USS Laboon Northbound USA
21.6.2015 A-759 Dupuy De Lôme Northbound France
20.6.2015 Kildin Southbound Russia
18.6.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
18.6.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
16.6.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
12.6.2015 Shaktar Southbound Russia
12.6.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
7.6.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
7.6.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
7.6.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
3.6.2015 71 USS Ross Southbound USA
2.6.2015 121 Moskva Southbound Russia
2.6.2015 Ivan Bubnov Southbound Russia
1.6.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
1.6.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
30.5.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
30.5.2015 141 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
26.5.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
25.5.2015 801 Ladny Northbound Russia
24.5.2015 121 Moskva Northbound Russia
23.5.2015 71 USS Ross Northbound USA
23.5.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
23.5.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
20.5.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
20.5.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
19.5.2015 808 Pytliviy Southbound Russia
15.5.2015 121 Moskva Southbound Russia
14.5.2015 547 Linyi Southbound China
14.5.2015 109 Weifang Southbound China
14.5.2015 616 Samum Southbound Russia
12.5.2015 151 Azov Northbound China
12.5.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound China
4.5.2015 547 Linyi Northbound China
4.5.2015 550 Weifang Northbound China
28.4.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
28.4.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
17.4.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
17.4.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
14.4.2015 109 USS Jason Dunham Southbound USA
8.4.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
8.4.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
5.4.2015 MAI 1101 MAI 1101 Northbound Romania
3.4.2015 109 USS Jason Dunham Northbound USA
30.3.2015 F-710 FS La Fayette  Southbound French
29.3.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
29.3.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
28.3.2015 MB-31 Southbound Russia
24.3.2015 F-710 FS La Fayette Northbound France
24.3.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
21.3.2015 A-1442 FGS Spessart Southbound Germany
21.3.2015 337 HMCS Fredericton Southbound Canada
21.3.2015 F-547 ITS Aliseo Southbound Italy
21.3.2015 69 USS Vicksburg Southbound USA
19.3.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
19.3.2015  142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
17.3.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
8.3.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
8.3.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
7.3.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
7.3.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
4.3.2015 A-1442 FGS Spessart Northbound Germany
4.3.2015 337 HMCS Fredericton Northbound Canada
4.3.2015 F-547 ITS Aliseo Northbound Italy
3.3.2015 69 USS Vicksburg Northbound USA
25.2.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
25.2.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
25.2.2015  142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
22.2.2015 67 USS Cole Southbound USA
21.2.2015  156 Yamal Northbound Russia
21.2.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
17.2.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
17.2.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
15.2.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
8.2.2015 67 USS Cole Northbound USA
7.2.2015 801 Ladny Southbound Russia
7.2.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
7.2.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
5.2.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
5.2.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
21.1.2015  156 Yamal Northbound Russia
21.1.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
21.1.2015 PM-56 PM-56 Northbound Russia
19.1.2015 Shaktar Northbound Russia
19.1.2015 KIL-158 Northbound Russia
19.1.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
17.1.2015 131 Moskva Northbound Russia
14.1.2015 75 USS Donald Cook Southbound USA
13.1.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
11.1.2015 PM-138 PM-138 Southbound Russia
10.1.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
10.1.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
5.1.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
5.1.2015 KIL-158 Southbound Russia

Foreign Warship On Bosphorus 2015 (Part 52)

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Russian salvage and mooring ship Sayany passing through Istanbul.

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Russian Kashin class destroyer Smetlivy, passing through Istanbul on her way to her home base. Thankfully there was no nasty incidents with Turkish fishing boats.

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The close-up of the bridge of Smetlivy.

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Vologda-50 heading to the Mediterranean. Photo: @Ata_Umurbey. Used with permission.

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Auxiliary cargo ship Kyzyl-60 being towed by MB-31. Photo: Cihan Haber Ajansı.

This is going to be the last update of this year.

The Russian auxiliary cargo ship Kyzyl-60 (ex M/V Symrna) passed through Turkish Straits being towed by tug MB-31. Kyzyl-60 was last seen sailing under her own power on 11 December 2015. The ship was sold to Russia a few months ago and with other auxiliary ships she was seen carrying supplies from Russia to Syria.

The conditions of these auxiliary ships are not good. This is something even someone watching from the shore can see. There is no information about the problem on board of Kyzyl-60 and there is also no information how long it will take to fix her.

Another auxiliary cargo ship, Vologda-50 was the only Russian ship observed going to south last week.

The Kashin class destroyer Smetlivy returned from her escort duties in the Eastern Mediterranean. She was off the coast of Syria with the Slava class cruiser Moskva.

Two Ropucha class landing ships, Tsezar Kunikov and Novocharkassk passed through the Turkish Straits together with the auxiliary ship Yauza.

Date Number Name Direction Nationality
30.12.2015 Sayany Northbound Russia
28.12.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
28.12.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
28.12.2015 Yauza Northbound Russia
26.12.2015   Vologda-50 Southbound Russia
25.12.2015 MB-31 Northbound Russia
25.12.2015 Kyzyl-60 Northbound Russia
24.12.2015 132 Minsk Northbound Russia
23.12.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
21.12.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
21.12.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
19.12.2015   Dvinitsa-50 Southbound Russia
19.12.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
18.12.2015   Yauza Southbound Russia
17.12.2015 71 USS Ross Southbound USA
17.12.2015 156 Yamal Northbound Russia
14.12.2015 132 Minsk Southbound Russia
14.12.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
13.12.2015 Rostov-na-Donu Northbound Russia
13.12.2015 SB-36 Northbound Russia
11.12.2015   Kyzyl-60 Southbound Russia
09.12.2015 Vologda-50 Northbound Russia
09.12.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
07.12.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
06.12.2015 132 Minsk Northbound Russia
06.12.2015 Dvinitsa-50 Northbound Russia
05.12.2015 Ivan Bubnov Northbound Russia
04.12.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
03.12.2015 71 USS Ross Northbound USA
02.12.2015 156 Yamal Northbound Russia
02.12.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
01.12.2015 Yauza Northbound Russia
28.11.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
25.11.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
23.11.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
21.11.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
20.11.2015 KIL-158 Northbound Russia
18.11.2015 Liman Northbound Russia
18.11.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
18.11.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
17.11.2015 41 BS Drazki Northbound Bulgaria
16.11.2015 617 Mirazh Southbound Russia
15.11.2015 D-37 HMS Duncan Southbound UK
15.11.2015 156 Yamal Northbound Russia
15.11.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
13.11.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
9.11.2015  130 Korolev Southbound Russia
8.11.2015  152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
7.11.2015 D-37 HMS Duncan Northbound UK
6.11.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
5.11.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
4.11.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
4.11.2015 Vologda-50 Northbound Russia
31.10.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
31.10.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
30.10.2015 Yauza Northbound Russia
30.10.2015 265 Contraamiral Horia Macellariu Northbound Romania
28.10.2015 62 Shkva Northbound Bulgaria
28.10.2015 30 Sub Lieutenant Alexandru Axente Northbound Romania
28.10.2015 158 Azov Southbound Russia
27.10.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
27.10.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
27.10.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
26.10.2015 78 USS Porter Southbound USA
24.10.2015 MB-31 Southbound Russia
24.10.2015 Sayany Southbound Russia
22.10.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
21.10.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
20.10.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
20.10.2015 Donuzlav Northbound Russia
18.10.2015 30 Sub Lieutenant Alexandru Axente Southbound Romania
17.10.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
17.10.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
16.10.2015 Yauza Southbound Russia
14.10.2015 Dvinitsa-50 Southbound Russia
14.10.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
12.10.2015 41 Drazki Southbound Bulgaria
11.10.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
11.10.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
10.10.2015 PM-56 PM-56 Southbound Russia
9.10.2015 808 Privitly Northbound Russia
9.10.2015 KIL-158 Northbound Russia
8.10.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
7.10.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
7.10.2015 801 Ladny Northbound Russia
6.10.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
6.10.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
6.10.2015 78 USS Porter Northbound USA
3.10.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
1.10.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
1.10.2015 Kildin Northbound Russia
1.10.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
1.10.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
29.9.2015 Yauza Northbound Russia
27.9.2015   KIL-158 Southbound Russia
27.9.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
26.9.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
25.9.2015 121 Moskva Southbound Russia
24.9.2015 801 Ladny Southbound Russia
24.9.2015 952 R-109 Southbound Russia
24.9.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
22.9.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
22.9.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
21.9.2015  142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
20.9.2015 Donuzlav Southbound Russia
19.9.2015 810 Smetlivy Southbound Russia
19.9.2015 KIL-158 Northbound Russia
17.9.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
17.9.2015 Sayany Northbound Russia
16.9.2015 Novorossiysk Northbound Russia
15.9.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
14.9.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
14.9.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
13.9.2015  75 USS Donald Cook Southbound USA
10.9.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
9.9.2015 KIL-158 Southbound Russia
7.9.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
4.9.2015 210 Smolny Southbound Russia
3.9.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
3.9.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
31.8.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
30.8.2015 SB-921 Paradox Southbound Russia
30.8.2015 616 Samum Northbound Russia
30.8.2015 Shaktar Northbound Russia
28.8.2015 Epron Southbound Russia
28.8.2015 75 USS Donald Cook Northbound USA
26.8.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
26.8.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
25.8.2015 210 Smolny Northbound Russia
20.8.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
19.8.2015 SB-921 Paradox Northbound Russia
19.8.2015 832 R-32 Northbound Russia
19.8.2015 617 Mirazh Northbound Russia
19.8.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
19.8.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
17.8.2015 121 Moskva Northbound Russia
16.8.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
16.8.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
8.8.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
8.8.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
7.8.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
7.8.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
2.8.2015 Liman Southbound Russia
31.7.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
30.7.2015 L-177 HS Rodos Northbound Greece
29.7.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
29.7.2015 RB-365 RB-365 Northbound Russia
25.7.2015 P-68 HS Daniolos Southbound Greece
24.7.2015 F-334 NRP D. Francisco de Almeida Southbound Portugal
24.7.2015 F-803 HNLMS Tromp Southbound Netherlands
19.7.2015 PM-138 PM-138 Northbound Russia
17.7.2015 78 USS Porter Southbound USA
16.7.2015 P-68 HS Daniolos Northbound Greece
15.7.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
12.7.2015 P-268 HS Aittitos Southbound Greece
10.7.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
7.7.2015 P-268 HS Aittitos Northbound Greece
5.7.2015 78 USS Porter Northbound USA
5.7.2015 A-759 Dupuy De Lôme Southbound France
4.7.2015 F-334 NRP D. Francisco de Almeida Northbound Portugal
4.7.2015 F-803 HNLMS Tromp Northbound Netherlands
3.7.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
3.7.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
2.7.2015 58 USS Laboon Southbound USA
1.7.2015 M-36 ESPS Tajo Northbound Spain
24.6.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
24.6.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
22.6.2015  031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
22.6.2015  130 Korolev Southbound Russia
21.6.2015 58 USS Laboon Northbound USA
21.6.2015 A-759 Dupuy De Lôme Northbound France
20.6.2015 Kildin Southbound Russia
18.6.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
18.6.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
16.6.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
12.6.2015 Shaktar Southbound Russia
12.6.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
7.6.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
7.6.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
7.6.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
3.6.2015 71 USS Ross Southbound USA
2.6.2015 121 Moskva Southbound Russia
2.6.2015 Ivan Bubnov Southbound Russia
1.6.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
1.6.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
30.5.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
30.5.2015 141 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
26.5.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
25.5.2015 801 Ladny Northbound Russia
24.5.2015 121 Moskva Northbound Russia
23.5.2015 71 USS Ross Northbound USA
23.5.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
23.5.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
20.5.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
20.5.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
19.5.2015 808 Pytliviy Southbound Russia
15.5.2015 121 Moskva Southbound Russia
14.5.2015 547 Linyi Southbound China
14.5.2015 109 Weifang Southbound China
14.5.2015 616 Samum Southbound Russia
12.5.2015 151 Azov Northbound China
12.5.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound China
4.5.2015 547 Linyi Northbound China
4.5.2015 550 Weifang Northbound China
28.4.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
28.4.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
17.4.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
17.4.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
14.4.2015 109 USS Jason Dunham Southbound USA
8.4.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
8.4.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
5.4.2015 MAI 1101 MAI 1101 Northbound Romania
3.4.2015 109 USS Jason Dunham Northbound USA
30.3.2015 F-710 FS La Fayette  Southbound French
29.3.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
29.3.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
28.3.2015 MB-31 Southbound Russia
24.3.2015 F-710 FS La Fayette Northbound France
24.3.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
21.3.2015 A-1442 FGS Spessart Southbound Germany
21.3.2015 337 HMCS Fredericton Southbound Canada
21.3.2015 F-547 ITS Aliseo Southbound Italy
21.3.2015 69 USS Vicksburg Southbound USA
19.3.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
19.3.2015  142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
17.3.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
8.3.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
8.3.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
7.3.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
7.3.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
4.3.2015 A-1442 FGS Spessart Northbound Germany
4.3.2015 337 HMCS Fredericton Northbound Canada
4.3.2015 F-547 ITS Aliseo Northbound Italy
3.3.2015 69 USS Vicksburg Northbound USA
25.2.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
25.2.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
25.2.2015  142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
22.2.2015 67 USS Cole Southbound USA
21.2.2015  156 Yamal Northbound Russia
21.2.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
17.2.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
17.2.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
15.2.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
8.2.2015 67 USS Cole Northbound USA
7.2.2015 801 Ladny Southbound Russia
7.2.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
7.2.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
5.2.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
5.2.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
21.1.2015  156 Yamal Northbound Russia
21.1.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
21.1.2015 PM-56 PM-56 Northbound Russia
19.1.2015 Shaktar Northbound Russia
19.1.2015 KIL-158 Northbound Russia
19.1.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
17.1.2015 131 Moskva Northbound Russia
14.1.2015 75 USS Donald Cook Southbound USA
13.1.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
11.1.2015 PM-138 PM-138 Southbound Russia
10.1.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
10.1.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
5.1.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
5.1.2015 KIL-158 Southbound Russia

I have archived the list of the Russian warship movements in 2013 and the list of foreign warship movements in 2014.

Foreign Warship On Bosphorus 2015 (Part 51)

CDY_3589

Korolev making another southbound deployment.

150

Russian large landing ship Saratov returning from Syria with 9 to 10 trucks on deck. Note the high waterline suggesting there is neither few cargo inside the ship or none at all.

CDY_3559

A close up view of the Kamaz trucks on deck on Saratov.

SD7A7377

Saratov passing through Istanbul. Photo: Serhat Güvenç. used with permission.

Tsezar Kunikov making a southbound passage through Istanbul without any MANPADs carrying sailors on deck. Photo: Victor M.S. Barreira. Used with permission.

CDY_3473

Russian auxiliary cargo ship Yauza heading to Mediterranean.

DDG71v2

USS Ross leaving the Black Sea during a heavy down pour.

Yamal making a northbound passage during night. Photo: Yörük Işık. Used with permission.

Yamal making a northbound passage during night. Photo: Yörük Işık. Used with permission.

Since the last update the only non-Russian warship to pass through Turkish Straits was USS Ross. She left Black Sea and returned to Mediterranean on 17 December 2015. USS Ross spend 14 days in the Black Sea participating in various exercises with allied navies.

The passages of Russian warships were uneventful, there were no sailors standing on deck with missiles.

The passage of Saratov was noteworthy as it was the first time we have seen any cargo on a northbound ship. The cargo on deck seems to be 9 or 10 trucks. They seem to be Kamaz-4310. The high waterline of the ship suggested that,  there was neither few cargo inside  or none at all.

Date Number Name Direction Nationality
24.12.2015 132 Minsk Northbound Russia
23.12.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
21.12.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
21.12.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
19.12.2015   Dvinitsa-50 Southbound Russia
19.12.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
18.12.2015   Yauza Southbound Russia
17.12.2015 71 USS Ross Southbound USA
17.12.2015 156 Yamal Northbound Russia
14.12.2015 132 Minsk Southbound Russia
14.12.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
13.12.2015 Rostov-na-Donu Northbound Russia
13.12.2015 SB-36 Northbound Russia
11.12.2015   Kyzyl-60 Southbound Russia
09.12.2015 Vologda-50 Northbound Russia
09.12.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
07.12.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
06.12.2015 132 Minsk Northbound Russia
06.12.2015 Dvinitsa-50 Northbound Russia
05.12.2015 Ivan Bubnov Northbound Russia
04.12.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
03.12.2015 71 USS Ross Northbound USA
02.12.2015 156 Yamal Northbound Russia
02.12.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
01.12.2015 Yauza Northbound Russia
28.11.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
25.11.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
23.11.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
21.11.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
20.11.2015 KIL-158 Northbound Russia
18.11.2015 Liman Northbound Russia
18.11.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
18.11.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
17.11.2015 41 BS Drazki Northbound Bulgaria
16.11.2015 617 Mirazh Southbound Russia
15.11.2015 D-37 HMS Duncan Southbound UK
15.11.2015 156 Yamal Northbound Russia
15.11.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
13.11.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
9.11.2015  130 Korolev Southbound Russia
8.11.2015  152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
7.11.2015 D-37 HMS Duncan Northbound UK
6.11.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
5.11.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
4.11.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
4.11.2015 Vologda-50 Northbound Russia
31.10.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
31.10.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
30.10.2015 Yauza Northbound Russia
30.10.2015 265 Contraamiral Horia Macellariu Northbound Romania
28.10.2015 62 Shkva Northbound Bulgaria
28.10.2015 30 Sub Lieutenant Alexandru Axente Northbound Romania
28.10.2015 158 Azov Southbound Russia
27.10.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
27.10.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
27.10.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
26.10.2015 78 USS Porter Southbound USA
24.10.2015 MB-31 Southbound Russia
24.10.2015 Sayany Southbound Russia
22.10.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
21.10.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
20.10.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
20.10.2015 Donuzlav Northbound Russia
18.10.2015 30 Sub Lieutenant Alexandru Axente Southbound Romania
17.10.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
17.10.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
16.10.2015 Yauza Southbound Russia
14.10.2015 Dvinitsa-50 Southbound Russia
14.10.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
12.10.2015 41 Drazki Southbound Bulgaria
11.10.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
11.10.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
10.10.2015 PM-56 PM-56 Southbound Russia
9.10.2015 808 Privitly Northbound Russia
9.10.2015 KIL-158 Northbound Russia
8.10.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
7.10.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
7.10.2015 801 Ladny Northbound Russia
6.10.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
6.10.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
6.10.2015 78 USS Porter Northbound USA
3.10.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
1.10.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
1.10.2015 Kildin Northbound Russia
1.10.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
1.10.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
29.9.2015 Yauza Northbound Russia
27.9.2015   KIL-158 Southbound Russia
27.9.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
26.9.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
25.9.2015 121 Moskva Southbound Russia
24.9.2015 801 Ladny Southbound Russia
24.9.2015 952 R-109 Southbound Russia
24.9.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
22.9.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
22.9.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
21.9.2015  142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
20.9.2015 Donuzlav Southbound Russia
19.9.2015 810 Smetlivy Southbound Russia
19.9.2015 KIL-158 Northbound Russia
17.9.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
17.9.2015 Sayany Northbound Russia
16.9.2015 Novorossiysk Northbound Russia
15.9.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
14.9.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
14.9.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
13.9.2015  75 USS Donald Cook Southbound USA
10.9.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
9.9.2015 KIL-158 Southbound Russia
7.9.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
4.9.2015 210 Smolny Southbound Russia
3.9.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
3.9.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
31.8.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
30.8.2015 SB-921 Paradox Southbound Russia
30.8.2015 616 Samum Northbound Russia
30.8.2015 Shaktar Northbound Russia
28.8.2015 Epron Southbound Russia
28.8.2015 75 USS Donald Cook Northbound USA
26.8.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
26.8.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
25.8.2015 210 Smolny Northbound Russia
20.8.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
19.8.2015 SB-921 Paradox Northbound Russia
19.8.2015 832 R-32 Northbound Russia
19.8.2015 617 Mirazh Northbound Russia
19.8.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
19.8.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
17.8.2015 121 Moskva Northbound Russia
16.8.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
16.8.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
8.8.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
8.8.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
7.8.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
7.8.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
2.8.2015 Liman Southbound Russia
31.7.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
30.7.2015 L-177 HS Rodos Northbound Greece
29.7.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
29.7.2015 RB-365 RB-365 Northbound Russia
25.7.2015 P-68 HS Daniolos Southbound Greece
24.7.2015 F-334 NRP D. Francisco de Almeida Southbound Portugal
24.7.2015 F-803 HNLMS Tromp Southbound Netherlands
19.7.2015 PM-138 PM-138 Northbound Russia
17.7.2015 78 USS Porter Southbound USA
16.7.2015 P-68 HS Daniolos Northbound Greece
15.7.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
12.7.2015 P-268 HS Aittitos Southbound Greece
10.7.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
7.7.2015 P-268 HS Aittitos Northbound Greece
5.7.2015 78 USS Porter Northbound USA
5.7.2015 A-759 Dupuy De Lôme Southbound France
4.7.2015 F-334 NRP D. Francisco de Almeida Northbound Portugal
4.7.2015 F-803 HNLMS Tromp Northbound Netherlands
3.7.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
3.7.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
2.7.2015 58 USS Laboon Southbound USA
1.7.2015 M-36 ESPS Tajo Northbound Spain
24.6.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
24.6.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
22.6.2015  031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
22.6.2015  130 Korolev Southbound Russia
21.6.2015 58 USS Laboon Northbound USA
21.6.2015 A-759 Dupuy De Lôme Northbound France
20.6.2015 Kildin Southbound Russia
18.6.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
18.6.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
16.6.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
12.6.2015 Shaktar Southbound Russia
12.6.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
7.6.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
7.6.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
7.6.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
3.6.2015 71 USS Ross Southbound USA
2.6.2015 121 Moskva Southbound Russia
2.6.2015 Ivan Bubnov Southbound Russia
1.6.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
1.6.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
30.5.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
30.5.2015 141 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
26.5.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
25.5.2015 801 Ladny Northbound Russia
24.5.2015 121 Moskva Northbound Russia
23.5.2015 71 USS Ross Northbound USA
23.5.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
23.5.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
20.5.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
20.5.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
19.5.2015 808 Pytliviy Southbound Russia
15.5.2015 121 Moskva Southbound Russia
14.5.2015 547 Linyi Southbound China
14.5.2015 109 Weifang Southbound China
14.5.2015 616 Samum Southbound Russia
12.5.2015 151 Azov Northbound China
12.5.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound China
4.5.2015 547 Linyi Northbound China
4.5.2015 550 Weifang Northbound China
28.4.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
28.4.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
17.4.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
17.4.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
14.4.2015 109 USS Jason Dunham Southbound USA
8.4.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
8.4.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
5.4.2015 MAI 1101 MAI 1101 Northbound Romania
3.4.2015 109 USS Jason Dunham Northbound USA
30.3.2015 F-710 FS La Fayette  Southbound French
29.3.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
29.3.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
28.3.2015 MB-31 Southbound Russia
24.3.2015 F-710 FS La Fayette Northbound France
24.3.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
21.3.2015 A-1442 FGS Spessart Southbound Germany
21.3.2015 337 HMCS Fredericton Southbound Canada
21.3.2015 F-547 ITS Aliseo Southbound Italy
21.3.2015 69 USS Vicksburg Southbound USA
19.3.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
19.3.2015  142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
17.3.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
8.3.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
8.3.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
7.3.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
7.3.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
4.3.2015 A-1442 FGS Spessart Northbound Germany
4.3.2015 337 HMCS Fredericton Northbound Canada
4.3.2015 F-547 ITS Aliseo Northbound Italy
3.3.2015 69 USS Vicksburg Northbound USA
25.2.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
25.2.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
25.2.2015  142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
22.2.2015 67 USS Cole Southbound USA
21.2.2015  156 Yamal Northbound Russia
21.2.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
17.2.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
17.2.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
15.2.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
8.2.2015 67 USS Cole Northbound USA
7.2.2015 801 Ladny Southbound Russia
7.2.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
7.2.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
5.2.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
5.2.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
21.1.2015  156 Yamal Northbound Russia
21.1.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
21.1.2015 PM-56 PM-56 Northbound Russia
19.1.2015 Shaktar Northbound Russia
19.1.2015 KIL-158 Northbound Russia
19.1.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
17.1.2015 131 Moskva Northbound Russia
14.1.2015 75 USS Donald Cook Southbound USA
13.1.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
11.1.2015 PM-138 PM-138 Southbound Russia
10.1.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
10.1.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
5.1.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
5.1.2015 KIL-158 Southbound Russia

I have archived the list of the Russian warship movements in 2013 and the list of foreign warship movements in 2014.

Foreign Warship On Bosphorus 2015 (Part 50)

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The second improved Kilo classsubmarine Rostov-na-Donu passing through Istanbul and being escorted by Turkish Coast guard vessel TCSG-90.

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Rostov-na-Dona passing through Istanbul. Photo: Serhat Güvenç. Used wtih permission.

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Rostov-na-Dona passing through Istanbul. Photo: Alper Böler.

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Rostov-na-Dona heading to the Black Sea. Photo: Yörük Işık. Used with permission.

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Russian auxiliary cargo ship Kyzyl-60 making a southbound passage through Bosphorus.

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Russian tug SB-36 following the submarine Rostov-na-Donu. Photo: Kerim Bozkurt. Used with permission.

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Russian auxiliary cargo ship Vologda-50 heading south. Photo: Yörük Işık. Used wtih permission.

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Ropucha class large landing ship Yamal going to the Mediterranean. Photo: Kerim Bozkurt. Used with permission.

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Russian landing ship Korolev passing by Turkish frigate TCG Gökova. Korolev was heading north and TCG Gökova to south.

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Russian auxiliary cargo ship Dvinitsa-50 returning from the Mediterranean.

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Russian Baltic Fleet large landing ship Minsk is deployed to the Black Sea Fleet, propably to help the other over used ships in suppying the troops in Syria.

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Tsezar Kunikov making a south bound passage and headlines with the sailor carrying a SA-18 SAM. 

Today the second improved Kilo class submarine of the Black Sea Fleet Rostov-na-Donu made her inaugural passage through Istanbul. It was interesting to watch her sail 4 day after she had fired an undisclosed number of Kalibr (3M-14) submarine launched cruise missiles towards targets in Syria, from Eastern Mediterranean.

As usual she was not alone. Her entourage was the tug SB-36.

The remaining passages of Russian ships were the usual Syrian Express deployments. With the exception of the much discussed transit of Tsezar Kunikov where a sailor had to carry a  what appears to be a 9K38 Igla (SA-18 “Grouse”).

Date Number Name Direction Nationality
13.12.2015 Rostov-na-Donu Northbound Russia
13.12.2015 SB-36 Northbound Russia
11.12.2015   Kyzyl-60 Southbound Russia
09.12.2015 Vologda-50 Northbound Russia
09.12.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
07.12.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
06.12.2015 132 Minsk Northbound Russia
06.12.2015 Dvinitsa-50 Northbound Russia
05.12.2015 Ivan Bubnov Northbound Russia
04.12.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
03.12.2015 71 USS Ross Northbound USA
02.12.2015 156 Yamal Northbound Russia
02.12.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
01.12.2015 Yauza Northbound Russia
28.11.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
25.11.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
23.11.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
21.11.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
20.11.2015 KIL-158 Northbound Russia
18.11.2015 Liman Northbound Russia
18.11.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
18.11.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
17.11.2015 41 BS Drazki Northbound Bulgaria
16.11.2015 617 Mirazh Southbound Russia
15.11.2015 D-37 HMS Duncan Southbound UK
15.11.2015 156 Yamal Northbound Russia
15.11.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
13.11.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
9.11.2015  130 Korolev Southbound Russia
8.11.2015  152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
7.11.2015 D-37 HMS Duncan Northbound UK
6.11.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
5.11.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
4.11.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
4.11.2015 Vologda-50 Northbound Russia
31.10.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
31.10.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
30.10.2015 Yauza Northbound Russia
30.10.2015 265 Contraamiral Horia Macellariu Northbound Romania
28.10.2015 62 Shkva Northbound Bulgaria
28.10.2015 30 Sub Lieutenant Alexandru Axente Northbound Romania
28.10.2015 158 Azov Southbound Russia
27.10.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
27.10.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
27.10.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
26.10.2015 78 USS Porter Southbound USA
24.10.2015 MB-31 Southbound Russia
24.10.2015 Sayany Southbound Russia
22.10.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
21.10.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
20.10.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
20.10.2015 Donuzlav Northbound Russia
18.10.2015 30 Sub Lieutenant Alexandru Axente Southbound Romania
17.10.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
17.10.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
16.10.2015 Yauza Southbound Russia
14.10.2015 Dvinitsa-50 Southbound Russia
14.10.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
12.10.2015 41 Drazki Southbound Bulgaria
11.10.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
11.10.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
10.10.2015 PM-56 PM-56 Southbound Russia
9.10.2015 808 Privitly Northbound Russia
9.10.2015 KIL-158 Northbound Russia
8.10.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
7.10.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
7.10.2015 801 Ladny Northbound Russia
6.10.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
6.10.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
6.10.2015 78 USS Porter Northbound USA
3.10.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
1.10.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
1.10.2015 Kildin Northbound Russia
1.10.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
1.10.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
29.9.2015 Yauza Northbound Russia
27.9.2015   KIL-158 Southbound Russia
27.9.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
26.9.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
25.9.2015 121 Moskva Southbound Russia
24.9.2015 801 Ladny Southbound Russia
24.9.2015 952 R-109 Southbound Russia
24.9.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
22.9.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
22.9.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
21.9.2015  142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
20.9.2015 Donuzlav Southbound Russia
19.9.2015 810 Smetlivy Southbound Russia
19.9.2015 KIL-158 Northbound Russia
17.9.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
17.9.2015 Sayany Northbound Russia
16.9.2015 Novorossiysk Northbound Russia
15.9.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
14.9.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
14.9.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
13.9.2015  75 USS Donald Cook Southbound USA
10.9.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
9.9.2015 KIL-158 Southbound Russia
7.9.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
4.9.2015 210 Smolny Southbound Russia
3.9.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
3.9.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
31.8.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
30.8.2015 SB-921 Paradox Southbound Russia
30.8.2015 616 Samum Northbound Russia
30.8.2015 Shaktar Northbound Russia
28.8.2015 Epron Southbound Russia
28.8.2015 75 USS Donald Cook Northbound USA
26.8.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
26.8.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
25.8.2015 210 Smolny Northbound Russia
20.8.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
19.8.2015 SB-921 Paradox Northbound Russia
19.8.2015 832 R-32 Northbound Russia
19.8.2015 617 Mirazh Northbound Russia
19.8.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
19.8.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
17.8.2015 121 Moskva Northbound Russia
16.8.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
16.8.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
8.8.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
8.8.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
7.8.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
7.8.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
2.8.2015 Liman Southbound Russia
31.7.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
30.7.2015 L-177 HS Rodos Northbound Greece
29.7.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
29.7.2015 RB-365 RB-365 Northbound Russia
25.7.2015 P-68 HS Daniolos Southbound Greece
24.7.2015 F-334 NRP D. Francisco de Almeida Southbound Portugal
24.7.2015 F-803 HNLMS Tromp Southbound Netherlands
19.7.2015 PM-138 PM-138 Northbound Russia
17.7.2015 78 USS Porter Southbound USA
16.7.2015 P-68 HS Daniolos Northbound Greece
15.7.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
12.7.2015 P-268 HS Aittitos Southbound Greece
10.7.2015 130 Korolev Southbound Russia
7.7.2015 P-268 HS Aittitos Northbound Greece
5.7.2015 78 USS Porter Northbound USA
5.7.2015 A-759 Dupuy De Lôme Southbound France
4.7.2015 F-334 NRP D. Francisco de Almeida Northbound Portugal
4.7.2015 F-803 HNLMS Tromp Northbound Netherlands
3.7.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
3.7.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
2.7.2015 58 USS Laboon Southbound USA
1.7.2015 M-36 ESPS Tajo Northbound Spain
24.6.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
24.6.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Northbound Russia
22.6.2015  031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
22.6.2015  130 Korolev Southbound Russia
21.6.2015 58 USS Laboon Northbound USA
21.6.2015 A-759 Dupuy De Lôme Northbound France
20.6.2015 Kildin Southbound Russia
18.6.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
18.6.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia
16.6.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
12.6.2015 Shaktar Southbound Russia
12.6.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
7.6.2015 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia
7.6.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
7.6.2015 130 Korolev Northbound Russia
3.6.2015 71 USS Ross Southbound USA
2.6.2015 121 Moskva Southbound Russia
2.6.2015 Ivan Bubnov Southbound Russia
1.6.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
1.6.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
30.5.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
30.5.2015 141 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
26.5.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
25.5.2015 801 Ladny Northbound Russia
24.5.2015 121 Moskva Northbound Russia
23.5.2015 71 USS Ross Northbound USA
23.5.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
23.5.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
20.5.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
20.5.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
19.5.2015 808 Pytliviy Southbound Russia
15.5.2015 121 Moskva Southbound Russia
14.5.2015 547 Linyi Southbound China
14.5.2015 109 Weifang Southbound China
14.5.2015 616 Samum Southbound Russia
12.5.2015 151 Azov Northbound China
12.5.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound China
4.5.2015 547 Linyi Northbound China
4.5.2015 550 Weifang Northbound China
28.4.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
28.4.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
17.4.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
17.4.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
14.4.2015 109 USS Jason Dunham Southbound USA
8.4.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
8.4.2015 142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
5.4.2015 MAI 1101 MAI 1101 Northbound Romania
3.4.2015 109 USS Jason Dunham Northbound USA
30.3.2015 F-710 FS La Fayette  Southbound French
29.3.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
29.3.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
28.3.2015 MB-31 Southbound Russia
24.3.2015 F-710 FS La Fayette Northbound France
24.3.2015 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia
21.3.2015 A-1442 FGS Spessart Southbound Germany
21.3.2015 337 HMCS Fredericton Southbound Canada
21.3.2015 F-547 ITS Aliseo Southbound Italy
21.3.2015 69 USS Vicksburg Southbound USA
19.3.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
19.3.2015  142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
17.3.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
8.3.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
8.3.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
7.3.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
7.3.2015 151 Azov Northbound Russia
4.3.2015 A-1442 FGS Spessart Northbound Germany
4.3.2015 337 HMCS Fredericton Northbound Canada
4.3.2015 F-547 ITS Aliseo Northbound Italy
3.3.2015 69 USS Vicksburg Northbound USA
25.2.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
25.2.2015 151 Azov Southbound Russia
25.2.2015  142 Novocharkassk Northbound Russia
22.2.2015 67 USS Cole Southbound USA
21.2.2015  156 Yamal Northbound Russia
21.2.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
17.2.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
17.2.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
15.2.2015 142 Novocharkassk Southbound Russia
8.2.2015 67 USS Cole Northbound USA
7.2.2015 801 Ladny Southbound Russia
7.2.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
7.2.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
5.2.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Southbound Russia
5.2.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
21.1.2015  156 Yamal Northbound Russia
21.1.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Northbound Russia
21.1.2015 PM-56 PM-56 Northbound Russia
19.1.2015 Shaktar Northbound Russia
19.1.2015 KIL-158 Northbound Russia
19.1.2015 150 Saratov Northbound Russia
17.1.2015 131 Moskva Northbound Russia
14.1.2015 75 USS Donald Cook Southbound USA
13.1.2015 031 Alexander Otrakovski Northbound Russia
11.1.2015 PM-138 PM-138 Southbound Russia
10.1.2015 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
10.1.2015 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia
5.1.2015 150 Saratov Southbound Russia
5.1.2015 KIL-158 Southbound Russia

I have archived the list of the Russian warship movements in 2013 and the list of foreign warship movements in 2014.

Russian Warship Fires Warning Shots To A Turkish Fishing Vessel

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Smetlivy seen here heading to the Mediterranean in September.

Today the Russian destroyer Smetlivy and the Turkish fishing boat Geçiciler Balıkçılık got dangerously close. The Russian warship had to fire warning shots to the unarmed Turkish fishing vessel to turn away. The incident happened 22 kilometers east of the Greek Island Lemnos in the Norther Aegean.

Earlier today the crew of Russia’s “Smetlivy” destroyer was forced to use firearms to prevent a collision with a Turkish seiner vessel in the northern part of the Aegean Sea, according to Russia’s Ministry of Defense.
Russian Frigate Uses Firearms to Prevent Collision With Turkish Vessel in Aegean Sea
The destoyer’s crew spotted an approaching Turkish ship at a distance of approximately one kilometer (0.6 miles). The seiner did not attempt to establish radio contact with the Russian ship and did not respond to signal lamps or flairs.
Upon the Turkish seiner’s dangerously close approach to the anchored “Smetlivy” at a distance of 600 meters (656 yards), the Russian patrol ship fired a shot beyond the hitting range of the firearms to avoid collision.
According to the Russian Defense Ministry, the Turkish vessel immediately changed its course and, without contacting the Russian crew, kept moving by the “Smetlivy” destroyer at a distance of 540 meters (590 yards).

The above was the Russian version of the event. The Turkish version is different:

However, Muzaffer Gecici, who is the owner of the Turkish vessel Geciciler Balikcilik, has flatly denied the Russian claims saying that his boat and the Russian warship had a distance of at least 1 mile (1.6 km). 
He also stated that the Russian warship was not on the move and nobody heard any warning shots from the destroyer, adding that his vessel is technologically well-equipped and that he has already given footage from the incident to the Turkish Coast Guard. 
Meanwhile, the Russian ministry has released another statement after it summoned Turkey’s military naval attache in Moscow, Rear Admiral Ahmet Gunes, saying that the Russian Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov had “a conversation” with Gunes.  
The statement has puzzlingly tried to link the latest incident in the Aegean with Russia’s “counter-terrorism tasks in Syria” blaming Turkey with “reckless actions” against “the Russian military contingent” in the country.
The statement has also claimed that the Turkish vessel, which is a small civilian fisher boat, was able to provoke the Russian military guard ship Smetlivy.

The Russian Navy should start to use acoustic hailing devices. These devices have a very powerful audio output capability with a vert focused narrow beam. They can make your message, be heard in large distances miles away. With the aid of these devices a warship can hail and warn any other vessel in her vicinity that does not respond to radio contact, to signal lamps or flairs before starting to shot.

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