Foreign Warship On Bosphorus in 2017 (Part 19)

Here are photos of foreign warships, that have passed through Bosphorus, during the last 3 weeks:

Amur class factory ship PM-138 returned from her Syrian deployment. Her southbound passage was on 18. January 2017. Photo: Yörük Işık.

Ropucha class landing ship Azov making her northbound passage through Istanbul. Photo: Serhat Güvenç.

Ropucha class large landing ship Tsezer Kunikov returned from her Syrian deployment. Photo: Yörük Işık.

Destroyer Smetlivy returned back to the Black Sea after a short deployment in the Mediterranean. Photo: Yörük Işık.

Russian Alligator class warship Nikolai Filchenkov returns from her Mediterranean deployment. Photo: Yörük Işık.

The list of the foreign warships passed through Istanbul Strait is here.

Foreign Warship On Bosphorus in 2017 (Part 15)

Here are photos of foreign warships, that have passed through Bosphorus, during the last 2 weeks

HMS Daring exited Black Sea just after 6 days. She visited Bulgaria and Romania.

Romanian Border Guard vessel MAI-1101 transited southbound through Istanbul Strait. She is replacing MAI-1102 deployed on Frontex. Photo:Alper Böler

Tsezar Kunikov returned from her Syrian deployment on the same day, as Yamal passed southbound. Photo: Alper Böler.

Ropucha class landing ship Yamal deployed for her 5th Syrian Express deployment. Photo: Yörük Işık.

Russian auxiliary cargo ship Dvinitsa-50 made a southbound passage through Istanbul after a long absence. Photo: Yörük Işık.

After a 2 year absence, one Royal Navy Type-45 class destroyer HMS Daring, was observed northbound in Istanbul Strait.

Yamal here seen returning from her 4th deployment.

Alligator class landing ship Nikolai Filchenkov returned from her Syrian deployment. Photo: Yörük Işık.

The list of the foreign warships passed through Istanbul Strait is here.

Foreign Warship On Bosphorus in 2017 (Part 14)

Here are photos of foreign warships, that have passed through Bosphorus, during the last week:

Tsezar Kunikov returned to the Mediterranean after 49 days. Photo: Yörük Işık.

Yamal made her 4th Syrian deployment in 2017. Photo: Alper Böler.

Romanian mine sweeper Sub Lieutenant Alexandru Axente finished her 18 day deployment with SNMCMG-2 in Mediterranean and returned back to home.

The list of the foreign warships passed through Istanbul Strait is here.

Foreign Warship On Bosphorus in 2017 (Part 8)

Here are photos of foreign warships, that have passed through Bosphorus, during the last week:

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An empty Nikolai Filchenkov returns from her Syrian deployment. Photo: Alper Böler.

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Greek mine hunter HS Europa has also passed through Istanbul on her way to the Romania.

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M-1061 FGS Rottweil is the German contribution to SNMCMG-2.

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Spanish Mine hunter M-35 ESPS Duero on her way to Poseidon 2017 naval exercise.

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511 OPR Kontradmiral Xawery Czernicki led the NATO fleet as the flagship of SNMCMG-2.

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Russian landing ship Korolev made her northbound passage through Istanbul. Photo: Leucothea

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Russian frigate Admiral Grigorovich made her southbound passage through Istanbul. It is rumored that she will shadow George W. Bush carrier group in eastern Mediterranean. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Georgiy Pobedonosets made her southbound passage together with her sister ship Yamal. Photo: Alper Böler.

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Yamal made her southbound passage together with her sister ship Georgiy Pobedonosets Photo: Alper Böler.

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Russian rersearch vessel Donuzlav finished her Mediterranean deployment after 133 days.

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Tsezar Kunikov returned from her Syrian deployment. Photo: Serhat Güvenç

The list of the foreign warships passed through Istanbul Strait is here.

Foreign Warship On Bosphorus in 2017 (Part 6)

Here are photos of foreign warships, that have passed through Bosphorus, during the last week:

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Halifax class frigate 340 HMCS St. John’s departed Black Sea, after the Spanish frigate. She too, is part of NATO’s SNMG-2 TU-2

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Alvaro De Bazan class frigate F-102 ESPS Almirante Juan de Borbón returned from her Black Sea deployment on the 20th day. She is part of NATO’s SNMG-2 TU-2

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Alligator class landing ship Nikolai Filchenkov passed through Istanbul southbound with a fresh paint job.

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Russian landing ship Yamal completed her northbound passage in a single day. Thus it was very late as she passed through Istanbul.

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Tsezar Kunikov started her second Syrian deployment of 2017. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Korolev returned from her Syrian deployment. Photo: Yörük Işık.

Georgy Podobedonests Photo: Yörük Işık.

Georgy Podobedonests returning from her Syrian deployment. Photo: Yörük Işık.

The list of the foreign warships passed through Istanbul Strait is here.

Foreign Warship On Bosphorus in 2017 (Part 4)

Here are photos of foreign warships, that have passed through Bosphorus, last two weeks:

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Moma class intelligence gathering ship Kildin passed through Istanbul on her way to the Eastern Mediterranean. She has replaced Liman that returned to the Black Sea last week.

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Amur class repair ship PM-56 returned to the Black Sea after being replaced by her sister PM-138. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Russian landing ship Tsezar Kunikov silhouetted against old city as she returns from her Syrian deployment.

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USS Porter passing through Istanbul on her way to Constanta, Romanian. Photo: Yörük Işık

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Southbound, Korolev on her 2. Syrian deployment on 2017. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Canadian frigate HMCS St. John’s passing through Istanbul after a 3 day port visit. She is taking part in NATO exercise Sea Shield 2017. Photo: Alper Böler

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Spanish frigate Almirante Juan de Borbón sailed to the Black Sea after finishing her port visit in Istanbul. She too, is taking part in NATO exercise Sea Shield 2017.

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Ropucha class large landing ship Yamal passed through Istanbul on the first Syrian Express deployment of 2017. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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An empty Nikolai Filchenkov returning from her Syrian deployment. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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The intelligence gathering ship Liman returned after a 3 months deployment in the Mediterranean. Photo: Alper Böler.

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The next day MB-304 returned alone to the Mediterranean. Photo: Alper Böler.

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On 23th January MB-304 was observed making a northbound passage through Istanbul towing the floating crane SPK-46150. Photo: Alper Böler.

The list of the foreign warships passed through Istanbul Strait is here.

Foreign Warship On Bosphorus in 2017 (Part 2)

Here are photos of foreign warships, that have passed through Bosphorus, during the last week:

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Tsezar Kunikov, returned from her Syrian deployment. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Korolev, went south for her first deployment in 2017. Photo: Alper Böler.

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Kyzyl-60, was loaded and had even three 40 feet containers on her deck. Photo: Yörük Işık.

The list of the foreign warships passed through Istanbul Strait is here.

Foreign Warships On Bosphorus in 2017

List of foreign warship movements through Turkish Straits in 2017. Last updated: 29.12.2017

Date Number Name Direction Nationality Fleet
27.12.2017 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia Black Sea
25.12.2017 031 Alexander Otrakovsky Southbound Russia Northern
23.12.2017 156 Yamal Southbound Russia Black Sea
22.12.2017 127 Minsk Northbound Russia Baltic
21.12.2017   Kyzyl-60 Southbound Russia  
12.12.2017 127  Minsk Southbound Russia Baltic 
10.12.2017   Alexander Pushkin Southbound Russia  
9.12.2017 95 James E. Williams Southbound USA
9.12.2017 F-714 Guépratte Southbound France
4.12.2017 32 Tsibar Northbound Bulgaria
2.12.2017 494 Admiral Grigorovich Southbound Russia Black Sea
30.11.2017 SB-739 Northbound Russia
30.11.2017 Kyzyl-60 Northbound Russia
26.11.2017 95 James E. Williams Northbound USA
23.11.2017 32 Tsibar Southbound Bulgaria  
21.11.2017 41 Drazki Northbound Bulgaria
19.11.2017 F-714 Guépratte Northbound France
19.11.2017   Donuzlav Southbound Russia Black Sea
19.11.2017 265 Admiral Horia Macelariu Northbound Romania
18.11.2017 127 Minsk Northbound Russia Baltic
17.11.2017 156 Yamal Northbound Russia Black Sea
14.11.2017 868 Pytlivy Northbound Russia Black Sea
14.11.2017 62 Shkval Southbound Bulgaria  
11.11.2017 Ekwator Northbound Russia Black Sea
11.11.2017 31 Alexander Otrakovsky Southbound Russia Northern
8.11.2017 127 Minsk Southbound Russia Baltic
6.11.2017 Kyzyl-60 Southbound Russia
5.11.2017 156 Yamal Southbound Russia Black Sea
5.11.2017 265 Admiral Horia Macelariu Southbound Romania
3.11.2017 911 Ivan Golubets Southbound Russia Black Sea
3.11.2017 Shaktar Southbound Russia
1.11.2017 F-221 Regele Ferdinand Northbound Romania
1.11.2017 031 Alexander Otrakovsky Northbound Russia Northern
31.10.2017 525 Obzor Southbound Bulgaria
30.10.2017 Dvinitsa-50 Northbound Russia
29.10.2017 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia Black Sea
24.10.2017 127 Minsk Northbound Russia Baltic
22.10.2017 031 Alexander Otrakovsky Southbound Russia Northern
22.10.2017 156 Yamal Northbound Russia Black Sea
21.10.2017 PM-56 PM-56 Southbound Russia Black Sea
14.10.2017 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia Black Sea
13.10.2017 Dvinitsa-50 Southbound Russia
12.10.2017 41 Drazki Southbound Bulgaria
11.10.2017 156 Yamal Southbound Russia Black Sea
8.10.2017 151 Azov Southbound Russia Black Sea
8.10.2017 Yantar Southbound Russia
7.10.2017 F-221 Regele Ferdinand Southbound Romania
5.10.2017 031 Alexander Otrakovsky Northbound Russia Northern
3.10.2017 494 Admiral Grigrovich Northbound Russia Black Sea
2.10.2017 Yaman Northbound Russia
2.10.2017 Viktor Konetskiy Southbound Russia
1.10.2017 Alexander Pushkin Northbound Russia
29.09.2017 Yantar Northbound Russia
29.09.2017 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia Black Sea
28.9.2017 151 Azov Northbound Russia Black Sea
28.9.2017 156 Yamal Northbound Russia Black Sea
25.9.2017 494 Admiral Grigorovich Southbound Russia Black Sea
23.9.2017 Viktor Konetskiy Northbound Russia
23.9.2017 Viktor Cherokov Northbound Russia Black Sea
21.9.2017 751 Admiral Essen Northbound Russia Black Sea
20.9.2017 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia Black Sea
20.9.2017 Mircea Northbound Romania
19.9.2017 151 Azov Southbound Russia Black Sea
15.9.2017 156 Yamal Southbound Russia Black Sea
12.9.2017 868 Pytlivy Southbound Russia Black Sea
12.9.2017 D-560 Luigi Durand de la Penne Southbound Italy  
3.9.2017 156 Yamal Northbound Russia Black Sea
2.9.2017 MAI-1101 MAI-1101 Northbound Romania
1.9.2017 D-560 Luigi Durand de la Penne Northbound Italy
1.9.2017 78 Porter Southbound USA
31.8.2017 511 Pomorie Southbound Bulgaria
31.8.2017 MAI-1104 MAI-1104 Southbound Romania
25.8.2017 156 Yamal Southbound Russia Black Sea
22.8.2017 310 Perekop Southbound Russia
19.8.2017   Dvinitsa-50 Southbound Russia
18.8.2017 78 Porter Northbound USA
7.8.2017 770 Valentin Pikul Northbound Russia Black Sea
7.8.2017 Krasnodar Northbound Russia Black Sea
3.8.2017 868 Pytlivy Northbound Russia Black Sea
2.8.2017 Kildin Southbound Russia Black Sea
1.8.2017 D-37 Duncan Southbound UK SNMG-2
29.7.2017 66 Hué City Southbound USA
24.7.2017 P-71 A. Ritsos Southbound Greece
24.7.2017 64 Carney Southbound USA
23.7.2017 Dvinitsa-50 Northbound Russia
23.7.2017 D-621 Chevalier Paul Southbound France
22.7.2017 152 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia Black Sea
22.7.2017 868 Pytlivy Southbound Russia Black Sea
20.7.2017 152 Nikolay Filchenkov Southbound Russia Black Sea
17.7.2017 D-621 Chevalier Paul Northbound France
16.7.2017 Kyzyl-60 Southbound Russia
13.7.2017 D-37 Duncan Northbound UK SNMG-2
13.7.2017 P-71 A. Ritsos Northbound Greece
11.7.2017 494 Admiral Grigorovich Northbound Russia Black Sea
10.7.2017 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia Black Sea
10.7.2017 751 Admiral Essen Southbound Russia Black Sea
9.7.2017 66 Hué City Northbound USA
8.7.2017 64 Carney Northbound USA
6.7.2017 Dvinitsa-50 Southbound Russia
4.07.2017  751 Admiral Essen Northbound Russia Black Sea
27.06.2017 SB-739 Southbound Russia Black Sea
24.06.2017 Kildin Northbound Russia Black Sea
15.06.2017 PM-138 PM-138 Northbound Russia Black Sea
14.06.2017 151 Azov Southbound Russia Black Sea
13.06.2017 Dvintsa-50 Northbound Russia
07.06.2017 151 Azov Northbound Russia Black Sea
02.06.2017 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia Black Sea
02.06.2017 870 Smetlivy Northbound Russia Black Sea
02.06.2017 152 Nikolai Filchenkov Northbound Russia Black Sea
24.05.2017 Mircea Southbound Romania
22.05.2017 870 Smetlivy Southbound Russia Black Sea
22.05.2017 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia Black Sea
21.05.2017 79 Oscar Austin Southbound USA
21.05.2017 156 Yamal Northbound Russia Black Sea
20.05.2017 152 Nikolai Filchenkov Southbound Russia Black Sea
19.05.2017 151 Azov Southbound Russia Black Sea
15.05.2017 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia Black Sea
12.05.2017 156 Yamal Southbound Russia Black Sea
11.05.2017 152 Nikolai Filchenkov Northbound Russia Black Sea
09.05.2017 Dvinitsa-50 Northbound Russia
07.05.2017 Ivan Bubnov Northbound Russia Black Sea
07.05.2017 156 Yamal Northbound Russia Black Sea
06.05.2017 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia Black Sea
05.05.2017 79 Oscar Austin Northbound USA
02.05.2017 MB-304 Northbound Russia Black Sea
02.05.2017 913 Kovrovets Northbound Russia Black Sea
02.05.2017 MAI-1102 MAI-1102 Northbound Romania
01.05.2017 152 Nikolai Filchenkov Southbound Russia Black Sea
29.04.2017 MAI-1101 MAI-1101 Southbound Romania  
29.04.2017 D-32 Daring Southbound UK  
28.04.2017 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia Black Sea
28.04.2017 156 Yamal Southbound Russia Black Sea 
25.04.2017 Dvinitsa-50 Southbound Russia  
24.04.2017 D-32 Daring Northbound UK
21.04.2017 156 Yamal Northbound Russia Black Sea
17.04.2017 152 Nikolai Filchenkov Northbound Russia Black Sea
16.04.2017 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia Black Sea
11.04.2017 156 Yamal Southbound Russia Black Sea
11.04.2017 30 Sub Lieutenant Alexandru Axente Northbound Romania
07.04.2017 494 Admiral Grigorovich Southbound Russia Black Sea
06.04.2017 152 Nikolai Filchenkov Southbound Russia Black Sea
06.04.2017   MB-174 Southbound Russia Black Sea
06.04.2017 836 Unarmeec Kryma Southbound Russia Black Sea
05.04.2017 F-710 La Fayette Southbound France
06.04.2017 156 Yamal Northbound Russia Black Sea
03.04.2017 130 Korolev Southbound Russia Baltic
29.3.2017 494 Admiral Grigorovich Northbound Russia Black Sea
27.3.2017 130 Korolev Northbound Russia Baltic
25.3.2017 156 Yamal Southbound Russia Black Sea
24.3.2017 Nikolai Filchenkov Northbound Russia Black Sea
24.3.2017 770 Valentin Pikul Southbound Russia Black Sea
24.3.2017 30 Sub Lieutenant Alexandru Axente Southbound Romania SNMCMG-2
24.3.2017 M-1061 Rottweil Southbound Germany SNMCMG-2
24.3.2017 M-35 Duero Southbound Spain SNMCMG-2
24.3.2017 511 Kontradmiral Xawery Czernicki Southbound Poland SNMCMG-2
22.3.2017 50 Carter Hall Southbound USA  
17.3.2017 50 Carter Hall Northbound USA
17.3.2017 130 Korolev Southbound Russia Baltic
16.3.2017 F-710 La Fayette Northbound France
16.3.2017 M-62 Evropi Southbound  Greece SNMCMG-2 
15.3.2017 152 Nikolai Filchenkov Southbound Russia Black Sea
12.3.2017 Dvinitsa-50 Northbound Russia
12.3.2017 156 Yamal Northbound Russia Black Sea
5.3.2017 870 Smetlivy Northbound Russia Black Sea
5.3.2017 152 Nikolai Filchenkov Northbound Russia Black Sea
4.3.2017 M-62 Evropi Northbound Greece SNMCMG-2
4.3.2017 M-1061 Rottweil Northbound Germany SNMCMG-2
4.3.2017 M-35 Duero Northbound Spain SNMCMG-2
4.3.2017 511 Kontradmiral Xawery Czernicki Northbound Poland SNMCMG-2
4.3.2017 130 Korolev Northbound Russia Baltic
2.3.2017 156 Yamal Southbound Russia
2.3.2017 016 Georgiy Pobedonosets Southbound Russia Northern
2.3.2017 494 Admiral Grigorovich Southbound Russia Black Sea
2.3.2017 Donuzlav Northbound Russia Black Sea
27.2.2017  158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia Black Sea
21.2.2017 Dvinitsa-50 Southbound Russia
21.2.2017 130 Korolev Southbound Russia Baltic
19.2.2017 340 St. John’s Southbound Canada SNMG-2
19.2.2017 102 Almirante Juan de Borbón Southbound Spain SNMG-2
19.2.2017 152 Nikolai Filchenkov Southbound Russia Black Sea
18.2.2017 156 Yamal Northbound Russia Black Sea
18.2.2017 158 Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia Black Sea
16.02.2017 016 Georgiy Pobedonosets Northbound Russia Northern
11.02.2017 130 Korolev Northbound Russia Baltic
11.02.2017 78 Porter Southbound USA
6.02.2017 016 Georgiy Pobedonosets Southbound Russia Northern
5.02.2017 Kildin Southbound Russia Black Sea 
4.02.2017 PM-56 Northbound Russia Black Sea
3.02.2017 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia Black Sea
2.02.2017 78 Porter Northbound USA
1.02.2017 130 Korolev Southbound Russia Baltic
31.1.2017 340 St. John’s Northbound Canada SNMG-2
31.1.2017 102 Almirante Juan de Borbón Northbound Spain SNMG-2
29.1.2017 156 Yamal Southbound Russia Black Sea
27.1.2017 152 Nikolai Filchenkov Northbound Russia Black Sea
26.1.2017 Liman Northbound Russia
26.1.2017 158  Tsezar Kunikov Southbound Russia Black Sea
25.1.2017 Kyzyl-60 Northbound Russia
23.1.2017   MB-304 Southbound Russia  
22.1.2017 MB-304 Northbound Russia
23.1.2017 911 Ivan Golubets Northbound Russia Black Sea
22.1.2017 SB-5 Southbound Russia
22.1.2017 Dvinitsa-50 Northbound Russia
21.1.2017 130 Korolev Northbound Russia Baltic
20.1.2017 KIL-158 Northbound Russia Black Sea
18.1.2017 PM-138 PM-138 Southbound Russia Black Sea
18.1.2017 152  Nikolai Filchenkov Southbound Russia Black Sea
13.1.2017 158 Tsezar Kunikov Northbound Russia Black Sea
11.1.2017 130  Korolev Southbound Russia Baltic 
10.1.2017 Kyzyl-60 Southbound Russia
5.1.2017 152 Nikolai Filchenkov Northbound Russia Black Sea
5.1.2017   Dvinitsa-50 Southbound Russia  
4.1.2017 SB-5 Northbound Russia
4.1.2017 Kazan-50 Northbound Russia
3.1.2017 110 Alexander Shabalin Southbound Russia Baltic
1.1.2017 MAI-1102 MAI-1102 Southbound Romania

Foreign Warship On Bosphorus in 2016 (Part 38)

This the last edition of 2016. Here are photos of foreign warships, that have passed through Bosphorus, in last 15 days:

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Tsezar Kunikov made her southbound passage just after the sunset on a rainy cold winter day. This the last deployment for her in 2016. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Russian mine hunter Kovrovets passed through Istanbul for her Syrian deployment. Photo: Alper Böler.

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Sorum class tug MB-304 made her southbound passage through Turkish Straits in the last week of 2016. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Alexander Shabalin made her northbound passage through Istanbul late in the evening. Photo: Alper Böler.

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After mere 7 days, Nikolay Filchenkov was heading again to Syria. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Korolev returned from her Syrian Express deployment just in time to celebrate the new year at home.

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Nikolay Filchenkov returned from her Syrian deployment on a cold, misty gray morning. Photo: Yörük Işık.

The list of the foreign warships passed through Istanbul Strait is here.

Foreign Warship On Bosphorus in 2016 (Part 37)

Here are photos of foreign warships, that have passed through Bosphorus, in last 15 days:

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Black Sea Fleet’s sole Admiral Grigorovichclass frigate Admiral Grigorovich returned from her 44 day long deployment with the Kuznetsov Taskforce.

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Alexander Shabalin passed through Istanbul for another Syrian deployment, just minutes before Admiral Grigorovich passed northbound

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Large landing ship Georgiy Pobedonosets, from Russian Northern Fleet returned from her syrian deployment on a cold, windy morning.

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Russian large landing ship, Tsezar Kunikov was passing southbound through Istanbul just 8 days after her northbound passage. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Auxiliary cargo ship Kyzyl-60 returned from her Mediterranean deployment. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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After completing her port visit in Russia, Pakistan warship PNS Alamgir made her southbound passage through Turkish Straits. The ship is on her way back to Pakistan. Photo: Alper Böler.

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Small auxiliary cargo ship Kazan-60 made her southbound passage through Turkish Straits. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Russian Ropucha class landing ship from the Baltic Flet, Korolev made her first deployment for Syrian Express in 2016. Photo: Alper Böler.

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Alexander Shabalin returned from her 9th Syrian deployment in 2016, well after sunset. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Russian Alligator class landing ship Nikolai Filchenkov, passing through Istanbul. Photo: Yörük Işık.

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Russian Ropucha class landing ship Tsezar Kunikov made her northbound passage in the middle of the night. Photo: Alper Böler.

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Romanian mine sweeper Sub Lieutenant Alexandru Axente, returned back to home after taking part in Nusret 2016 mine warfare exercise. Photo: Alper Böler.

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Bulgarian mine sweeper Priboy returned to her home port, after the Nusret 2016 mine exercise was finished.

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Romanian corvette Contraamiral Horia Macellariu, also returned to her home port, following the completion of the anti submarine warfare exercise Mavi Balina 2016.

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Bulgarian frigate Verni, seen during her northbound passage through Istanbul, at the end of her 39 day long deployment to the Mediterranean. Photo: Yörük Işık.

The list of the foreign warships passed through Istanbul Strait is here.

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