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    Three Russian Naval Ships arrive at the Port of Colombo

    June 08, 2014

    Three Russian naval ships of the Pacific Fleet arrived at the Port of Colombo on Friday (06) under the Command of Rear Admiral Vladmir A. Dmitriev and ships’ Commanding Officers for replenishment and crews’ relaxation. The ships are “Marshal Shaposhnikov”, “Irkut” and “Alatau”. They were welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on their arrival.

    “Marshal Shaposhnikov” is an anti-submarine ship commanded by Captain 1st Rank Dmitriy V. Paschenyuk. It is 162.8 meters in length and has a displacement of 7,595 tons. The ship’s complement consists of 38 officers and 321 seamen.

     

    “Irkut” is a replenishment ship commanded by Sergey M. Litvinenko. It is 130 meters in length and has a displacement of 11,140 tons. The ship’s complement consists of 63 personnel. “Alatau” is a salvage tug commanded by Dmitriy N. Sivkov. It is 92.7 meters in length and has a displacement of 4,080 tons. The ship’s complement consists of 89 personnel.

     

    The visiting Russian ships will stay in Sri Lanka until 08th June. The ships’ complements are scheduled to participate in a special programme organized by the Sri Lanka Navy during their stay in Sri Lanka.(kh/SLNavy)

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