Vasily Bykov Attending 192nd Anniversary of the Battle of Navarino Ceremony

October 16, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the patrol ship of the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet) “Vasily Bykov” passes the Black Sea straits of the Bosphorus and Dardanelles and is sent on an official visit to the Greek port of Pylos.

During the visit, the crew of the Russian ship will take part in events dedicated to the 192nd anniversary of the Navarino naval battle, during which the ceremony of the removal of the flags of Greece, Russia, Great Britain and France to the Three Admirals Square, a historical reconstruction of the famous battle will take place in Pylos, then wreaths will be laid to the graves of Russian sailors who died in battle and the liturgy in the local cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

The arrival of “Vasily Bykov” in Pylos is scheduled for October 19.