>Turkish Navy Naval Parade In Dardanelles

>On Friday, 18 March 2011, to commemorate the 96th anniversary of the victory against the Allied Fleet in 18 March 1915,  Turkish Navy organized a naval parade in Dardanelles.

It meant a 25 hours round trip to Çanakkale for me, to watch the parade, take photos of the participating ships and return home.

But it was worth it and it was fun.

Following ships took part in the parade:

F-245 TCG Oruçreis

F-244 TCG Barbaros

F-240 TCG Yavuz

F-495 TCG Gediz with MK-41 VLS

P-338 TCG Atak

P-331 TCG Kalkan

P-330 TCG Kılıç

SG-312 TCSG-312 with STAMP

SG-308 TCSG-308 with STAMP

SG-93 TCSG-93

SG-94 TCSG-94

Additionally, I was able to take photos of the following ships and vessels:

209 Type 1200 class submarine 

209 Type 1100 class submarine

F-243 TCG Yıldırım

SG-4 TCSG-4

SG-15 TCSG-15

SG-16 TCSG-16

SG-84 TCSG-84

Y-161 TCG Öncü

For the photos of a similar naval pared from last year, click HERE.

>Turkish Navy Naval Parade In Dardanelles

>Yesterday, to commemorate the 95th anniversary of the Gallipoli Campaign, Turkish Navy organized a naval parade in Dardanelles.

It meant a 20 hours round trip for me to Çanakkale, see the parade, take the photos of the participating ships and return home.

But it was worth it. 4 frigates, 4 fast attack craft and 4 coast guard vessels, took part in the parade as 4 navy and 2 coast guard 3 army helicopters.

Following ships and vessels took part in the parade:
F-247 TCG Kemalreis
F-241 TCG Turgutreis
F-242 TCG Fatih
P-331 TCG Kalkan
P-335 TCG İmbat
P-336 TCG Zıpkın
P-337 TCG Atak
SG-303 TCSG 303
SG-312 TCSG 312
SG-88 TCSG 88
SG-90 TCSG 90

Additionally, I was able to take photos of the following ships and vessels:
Y-161 TCG Öncü
A-1600 TCG İskenderun
SG-16 TCSG 16
SG-311 TCSG 311

and French frigate F-795 FS Commandant Ducuing

>Naval Parade On The Dardanelles Naval Victory Day

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Tomorrow, on 18th March 2010, Turkish Navy will conduct a naval parade at Dardanelles. The naval parade will be for the remembrance and celebration of the victory against the Allied Fleet in 18 March 1915.

The parade is scheduled to start at 14:30 and will last 75 minutes. Unfortunately I will not be able to attend it. Any news, comments etc about the parade is more than welcomed.

>Naval Parade on The Victory Day (Part 2)

>More photos from the naval parade from last Sunday.

>Naval Parade on The Victory Day

>30th August is the Victory Day. This year Turkish Navy organized a naval parade through Bosphorus. It was an impressive show of force, enjoyed much by the on lookers.

5 frigates, 4 submarines, 4 fast attack craft, 4 mines hunters and 4 coast guard vessels, 9 helicopters took part. Numerous RHIB of naval special forces were also present.

I hope you will enjoy the photos.

>Turkish Navy Fleet Parade

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Turkish Navy will make a fleet parade in Bosphorus on 30th August 2009 to commemorate the 87th anniversary of Turkish victory in War of Independence.

If the weather will permit it will be a good show and fun to watch. It will be also a good show case for recruiting.

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