18 September 2023






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On Friday 15th September, 2023  the newly introduced sea surface drone of Ukraine SEA BABY damaged the Russian Navy Bora Class missile corvette RFS SAMUM MRK 616 disabling her. The attack happened near the Russian naval base in Sevastopol, in occupied Crimea.  It seems that she listed on one side due to flooded compartments and was towed back to the dock. 

Meanwhile last Wednesday 13th September, the Russian Navy’s Admiral Grigorovich Class frigate RFS ADMIRAL MAKAROV 799  was also damaged at Sergo Ordzhonikidze ship repair plant in Sevastopol after Ukrainian missile strike on Wednesday night.

It will be the second time that she was hit, after first attack was back during May 2022 in the Black Sea.

Images below are of her sister and the lead ship of the class RFS ADMIRAL GRIGOROVICH 745 during her maiden call at Grand Harbour, Malta back to 24th May, 2016.


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