USCGC John Scheuerman to Commission February 23 in Tampa

The U.S. Coast Guard will commission the USCGC John Scheuerman (WPC-1146), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s fifth Sentinel-class cutter, into service at Tampa at 10 a.m. ET February 23. Due to COVID mitigation, in-person attendance is limited, and the event is not open to the public. Adm. Karl L. Schultz, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, will preside over the ceremony.…

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Last Effort to Save Prince Charles’ HMS Bronington

Enthusiasts are staging a final bid to save ‘Prince Charles’ warship’ HMS Bronington. The minesweeper, which was commanded by the-then Lieutenant Wales for ten months in 1976, sank at her mooring on Merseyside six years ago. The recently-formed HMS Bronington Preservation Trust Ltd believes there is a last chance to save the ship – now nearly 70 years old –…

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NRP Setubal Tasked for Rescue of Merchant Ship Crew

The Portuguese Navy, through the Ponta Delgada Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC Delgada), is coordinating the rescue of crewmembers aboard the merchant ship Felicity Ace, presumably with 22 people on board. The ship, which was sailing 90 nautical miles (about 170 km) southwest of the island of Faial in the Azores, has an active fire in the cargo…

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Sevmash Forms Project 11442M Commissioning Team

At Sevmash (part of the USC), they began to form and train the commissioning team of the project 11442 M ship. The crew will include workers, builders, commissioning and testing engineers, designers, technologists and specialists of other professions. In total, there will be more than a thousand people in the delivery team. Repair and modernization of the cruiser project 11442…

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Neustrashimy on Sea Trials After Long Refit

The Yantar Baltic Shipbuilding Plant (part of the USC) has begun acceptance tests of the Neustrashimy patrol ship. On February 15, the Neustrashimy TFR entered the Baltic Sea and began the program of acceptance tests. During the first exit to the sea, the work of the main power plant and the navigation system of the ship will be checked. The…

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Erfurt Deploying for UNIFIL Duty

On Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 2 p.m., the corvette “Erfurt” and the “Delta” crew will leave their home port of Warnemünde to take part in the UNIFIL mission (United Nations Interims Force in Lebanon) off the Lebanese coast. Under the command of frigate captain Axel Burmeister (40), the ship will carry out maritime surveillance and support the training of…

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