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9 September 2017

FNS F714 Guepratte retired from the Black Sea.

9 September 2017

USS DDG95 James Williams retired from the Black Sea.

8 December 2017

FNS F714 Guepratte left the port Constanta.

5 December 2017

FNS F714 Guepratte came the port Constanta.

2 December 2017

USS DDG95 James Williams left the port Odessa.

2 December 2017

FNS F714 Guepratte left the port Odessa.

2 December 2017

USS DDG95 James Williams left the port Odessa.

30 Nowember 2017

FNS F714 Guepratte came the port Odessa.

29 Nowember 2017

USS DDG95 James Williams came the port Odessa.

26 Nowember 2017

USS DDG95 James Williams entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

25 Nowember 2017

FNS F714 Guepratte left the port Batumi.

22 Nowember 2017

FNS F714 Guepratte came the port Batumi.

19 Nowember 2017

FNS F714 Guepratte entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2003.

11 September 2017

INS D560 De La Penne came the port Varna.

8 September 2017

INS D560 De La Penne came the port Varna.

7 September 2017

INS D560 De La Penne left the port Odessa.

4 September 2017

INS D560 De La Penne came the port Odessa.

1 September 2017

INS D560 De La Penne entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

1 September 2017

USS DDG78 Porter retired from the Black Sea.

22 August 2017

USS DDG78 Porter came the port Constanta.

18 August 2017

USS DDG78 Porter entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2006, 2015 and 2016.

14 August 2017

HNS L177 Rodos retired from the Black Sea.

9 August 2017

HNS L177 Rodos left the port Constanta.

6 August 2017

HNS L177 Rodos came the port Constanta.

4 August 2017

HNS L177 Rodos entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2003, 20052011 and 2015.

1 August 2017

HMS D37 Duncan retired from the Black Sea.

29 July 2017

USS CG66 Hue City retired from the Black Sea.

29 July 2017

HMS D37 Duncan left the port Odessa.

24 July 2017

HMS D37 Duncan came the port Odessa.

23 July 2017

FNS D621 Chevalier Paul retired from the Black Sea.

22 July 2017

USS CG66 Hue City left the port Odessa.

21 July 2017

USS CG66 Hue City came the port Odessa.

21 July 2017

FNS D621 Chevalier Paul left the port Constanta.

19 July 2017

FNS D621 Chevalier Paul came the port Constanta.

18 July 2017

HMS D37 Duncan and HNS P71 Anthypoploiarchos Ritsos left the port Varna.

17 July 2017

FNS D621 Chevalier Paul entered the Black Sea. This her first Black Sea deployment.

14 July 2017

HMS D37 Duncan and HNS P71 Anthypoploiarchos Ritsos came the port Varna.

13 July 2017

HMS D37 Duncan entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2015.

13 July 2017

HNS P71 Anthypoploiarchos Ritsos entered the Black Sea. This her first Black Sea deployment.

13 July 2017

USS CG66 Hue City and DDG64 Carney left the port Odessa.

10 July 2017

USS CG66 Hue City and DDG64 Carney came the port Odessa.

9 July 2017

USS CG66 Hue City entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2005 and 2016.

8 July 2017

USS DDG64 Carney entered the Black Sea. This her first Black Sea deployment.

21 May 2017

USS DDG79 Oscar Austin retired from the Black Sea.

20 May 2017

USS DDG79 Oscar Austin left the port Varna.

15 May 2017

USS DDG79 Oscar Austin came the port Varna.

12 May 2017

USS DDG79 Oscar Austin left the port Constanta.

11 May 2017

USS DDG79 Oscar Austin came the port Constanta.

4 May 2017

USS DDG79 Oscar Austin entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2010.

29 April 2017

HMS D32 Daring retired from the Black Sea.

29 April 2017

HMS D32 Daring left the port Varna.

27 April 2017

HMS D32 Daring came the port Varna.

27 April 2017

HMS D32 Daring left the port Constanta.

25 April 2017

HMS D32 Daring came the port Constanta.

24 April 2017

HMS D32 Daring entered the Black Sea. This her first Black Sea deployment.

6 April 2017

FNS F710 La Fayette retired from the Black Sea.

4 April 2017

FNS F710 La Fayette left the port Odessa.

31 March 2017

FNS F710 La Fayette came the port Odessa.

27 March 2017

FNS F710 La Fayette left the port Constanta.

24 March 2017

FNS F710 La Fayette came the port Constanta.

24 March 2017

SPNS M35 Duero, OPR 511 Kontradmiral Xawery Czernicki, FGS M1061 Rottweil lretired from the Black Sea.

22 March 2017

FNS F710 La Fayette left the port Varna.

22 March 2017

USS LSD50 Carter Hall retired from the Black Sea.

20 March 2017


18 March 2017

FNS F710 La Fayette came the port Varna.

17 March 2017


17 March 2017

USS LSD50 Carter Hall entered the Black Sea. This her first Black Sea deployment.

16 March 2017

FNS F710 La Fayette entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2003 and 2015.

16 March 2017

HNS M62 Evropi retired from the Black Sea.

15 March 2017

SPNS M35 Duero, OPR 511 Kontradmiral Xawery Czernicki, FGS M1061 Rottweil and HNS M62 Evropi left the port Constanta.

13 March 2017

SPNS M35 Duero, OPR 511 Kontradmiral Xawery Czernicki, FGS M1061 Rottweil and HNS M62 Evropi came the port Constanta.

8 March 2017

SPNS M35 Duero, OPR 511 Kontradmiral Xawery Czernicki, FGS M1061 Rottweil and HNS M62 Evropi left the port Constanta.

5 March 2017

SPNS M35 Duero, OPR 511 Kontradmiral Xawery Czernicki, FGS M1061 Rottweil and HNS M62 Evropi came the port Constanta.

4 March 2017

SPNS M35 Duero and OPR 511 Kontradmiral Xawery Czernicki entered the Black Sea. This her first Black Sea deployment.
FGS M1061 Rottweil entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2013.
HNS M62 Evropi entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2007 and 2008.

19 February 2017

HMCS FFG340 St. John's, SPNS F102 Almirante Juan de Borbon retired from the Black Sea.

18 February 2017

HMCS FFG340 St. John's, SPNS F102 Almirante Juan de Borbon left the port Samsun.

15 February 2017

HMCS FFG340 St. John's, SPNS F102 Almirante Juan de Borbon came the port Samsun.

13 February 2017

HMCS FFG340 St. John's, SPNS F102 Almirante Juan de Borbon left the port Varna.

11 February 2017

USS DDG78 Porter retired from the Black Sea.

10 February 2017

HMCS FFG340 St. John's, SPNS F102 Almirante Juan de Borbon came the port Varna.

6 February 2017

USS DDG78 Porter, HMCS FFG340 St. John's, SPNS F102 Almirante Juan de Borbon left the port Constanta.

3 February 2017

USS DDG78 Porter, HMCS FFG340 St. John's, SPNS F102 Almirante Juan de Borbon came the port Constanta.

2 February 2017

USS DDG78 Porter entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2006, 2015 and 2016.

31 January 2017

HMCS FFG340 St. John's entered the Black Sea. This her first Black Sea deployment.
SPNS F102 Almirante Juan de Borbon entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2008 and 2014.

11 December 2016

PNS F260 Almagir retired from the Black Sea.

9 December 2016

PNS F260 Almagir left the port Novorossiysk.

06 December 2016

PNS F260 Almagir came the port Novorossiysk.

3 December 2016

PNS F260 Almagir entered the Black Sea. This her first Black Sea deployment.

30 October 2016

USS DDG64 Carney retired from the Black Sea.

26 October 2016

USS DDG64 Carney left the port Constanta.

25 October 2016

USS DDG64 Carney came the port Constanta.

24 October 2016

USS DDG64 Carney entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2005.

23 October 2016

US ships  LCC20 Mount Whitney retired from the Black Sea.

22 October 2016

FNS F792 Premier-Maitre L'Her retired from the Black Sea.

22 October 2016

US ships  LCC20 Mount Whitney left the port Constanta.

20 October 2016

FNS F792 Premier-Maitre L'Her left the port Batumi.

17 October 2016

FNS F792 Premier-Maitre L'Her came the port Batumi.

17 October 2016

US ships  LCC20 Mount Whitney came the port Constanta.

15 October 2016

FNS F792 Premier-Maitre L'Her left the port Varna.

15 October 2016

US ships  LCC20 Mount Whitney left the port Batumi.

12 October 2016

FNS F792 Premier-Maitre L'Her came the port Varna.

12 October 2016

US ships  LCC20 Mount Whitney came the port Batumi.

10 October 2016

FNS F792 Premier-Maitre L'Her left the port Constanta.

10 October 2016

US ships  LCC20 Mount Whitney entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2007, 2008, 2013 and 2014.

07 October 2016

FNS F792 Premier-Maitre L'Her came the port Constanta.

6 October 2016

FNS F792 Premier-Maitre L'Her entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 1994 and 2000.

28 August 2016

INS A5311 Palinuro retired from the Black Sea.

25 August 2016

INS A5311 Palinuro left the port Constanta.

21 August 2016

INS A5311 Palinuro came the port Constanta.

19 August 2016

INS A5311 Palinuro left the port Odessa.

15 August 2016

INS A5311 Palinuro came the port Odessa.

13 August 2016

INS A5311 Palinuro left the port Varna.

11 August 2016

HNS A374 Prometheus retired from the Black Sea.

10 August 2016

INS A5311 Palinuro came the port Varna.

8 August 2016

HNS A374 Prometheus left the port Constanta.

8 August 2016

INS A5311 Palinuro entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

5 August 2016

HNS A374 Prometheus came the port Constanta.

4 August 2016

HNS A374 Prometheus entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2009.

3 August 2016

USS LSD41 Whidbey Island retired from the Black Sea.

3 August 2016

USS LSD41 Whidbey Island left the port Constanta.

31 July 2016

USS LSD41 Whidbey Island came the port Constanta.

31 July 2016

USS DDG71 Ross retired from the Black Sea.

27 July 2016

SPNS M34 Turia retired from the Black Sea.

26 July 2016


26 July 2016

HMCS F339 Charlottetown left the port Constanta.

26 July 2016

DDG71 Ross left the port Odessa.

26 July 2016

LSD41 Whidbey Island left the port Odessa.

23 July 2016

USS LSD41 Whidbey Island came the port Odessa.

23 July 2016

USS DDG71 Ross came the port Odessa.

22 July 2016

SPNS M34 Turia came the port Constanta.

22 July 2016


22 July 2016

HMCS F339 Charlottetown came the port Constanta.

22 July 2016

USS DDG71 Ross entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2014 and 2015.

21 July 2016

USS LSD41 Whidbey Island entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 1992 and 2011.

18 July 2016

OPR F273 General Tadeusz Kosciuszko entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

18 July 2016

HMCS F339 Charlottetown entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

18 July 2016

USS P70 Ypoploiarchos Grigoropoulos retired from the Black Sea.

17 July 2016


17 July 2016

М34 Turia left the port Burgas.

15 July 2016


15 July 2016

М34 Turia came the port Burgas.

12 July 2016


12 July 2016

М34 Turia left the port Burgas.

9 July 2016


9 July 2016

М34 Turia came the port Burgas.

7 July 2016

SPNS М34 Turia entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

7 July 2016

HNS P70 Ypoploiarchos Grigoropoulos entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

18 June 2016

USS DDG78 Porter retired from the Black Sea.

13 June 2016

USS DDG78 Porter left the port Constanta.

10 June 2016

USS DDG78 Porter came the port Constanta.

10 June 2016

USS DDG78 Porter left the port Varna.

8 June 2016

USS DDG78 Porter came the port Varna.

6 June 2016

USS DDG78 Porter entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2006 and 2015.

24 May 2016

FNS D615 Jean Bart retired from the Black Sea.

23 May 2016

FNS D615 Jean Bart left the port Constanta.

19 May 2016

FNS D615 Jean Bart came the port Constanta.

18 May 2016

FNS D615 Jean Bart entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2006, 2013.

20 April 2016

HMCS F337 Fredericton retired from the Black Sea.

19 April 2016

HMCS F337 Fredericton left the port Constanta.

16 April 2016

HMCS F337 Fredericton came the port Constanta.

11 April 2016

HMCS F337 Fredericton left the port Constanta.

8 April 2016

HMCS F337 Fredericton came the port Constanta.

5 April 2016

HMCS F337 Fredericton left the port Varna.

1 April 2016

HMCS F337 Fredericton came the port Varna.

31 March 2016

HMCS F337 Fredericton entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2015.

28 February 2016

SPNS М33 Tambre retired from the Black Sea.

24 February 2016

SPNS М33 Tambre left the port Burgas.

18 February 2015

SPNS М33 Tambre came the port Burgas.

15 February 2016

SPNS М33 Tambre left the port Batumi.

12 February 2016

Four NATO ships assigned to Standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group TWO (SNMCMG2) arrived in Batumi.
Under the command of Captain Ramazan Kesgin, Turkish Navy, the Group includes the flagship TCG A579 Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Pasa and the mine counter-measures vessels
TCG M261 Edremit, SPNS М33 Tambre and RNS M30 SLT. Alexandru Axente. The fifth member of the Group, ITNS M5554 Gaeta, will arrive later in the Black Sea. Upon conclusion of the visit
ashore, SNMCMG2’s ships will conduct a series of exercises at sea with the Georgian Coast Guard, enhancing their search and rescue, boarding, and tactical maneuvering skill sets, and giving
each other’s Sailors a chance to observe operations aboard one another’s ships, in a cross-pollination exercise.

8 February 2016

SPNS М33 Tambre entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2003.

17 December 2015

USS DDG71 Ross retired from the Black Sea.

5 December 2015

USS DDG71 Ross left the port Varna.

4 December 2015

USS DDG71 Ross came the port Varna.

3 December 2015

USS DDG71 Ross entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2014 and 2015.

15 November 2015

HMS D37 Duncan retired from the Black Sea.

14 November 2015

HMS D37 Duncan left the port Burgas.

12 November 2015

HMS D37 Duncan came the port Burgas.

11 November 2015

HMS D37 Duncan left the port Constanta.

8 November 2015

HMS D37 Duncan came the port Constanta.

7 November 2015

HMS D37 Duncan entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time. Destroyer D37 Duncan is first destroyer Type 45, which visited the Black Sea.

26 October 2015

USS DDG78 Porter retired from the Black Sea.

23 October 2015

USS DDG78 Porter left the port Batumi.

20 October 2015

USS DDG78 Porter came the port Batumi.

11 October 2015

USS DDG78 Porter left the port Odessa.

9 October 2015

USS DDG78 Porter came the port Odessa.

6 October 2015

USS DDG78 Porter entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2006 and 2015.

13 September 2015

USS DDG75 Donald Cook retired from the Black Sea.

8 September 2015

USS DDG75 Donald Cook left the port Odessa.

31 August 2015

USS DDG75 Donald Cook came the port Odessa.

28 August 2015

USS DDG75 Donald Cook entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2007 and 2014.

10 August 2015

HNS L177 Rodos retired from the Black Sea.

9 August 2015

HNS L177 Rodos left the port Constanta.

5 August 2015

HNS L177 Rodos came the port Constanta.

4 August 2015

HNS L177 Rodos left the port Varna.

1 August 2015

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came HNS Rodos (L177).

31 July 2015

HNS L177 Rodos entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2003, 2005 and 2011.

25 July 2015

HNS P68 Ypoploiarchos Daniolos retired from the Black Sea.

24 July 2015

HNLMS F803 Tromp retired from the Black Sea.

24 July 2015

NRPF334 D. Francisco De Almeida retired from the Black Sea.

20 July 2015

NRP D. Francisco De Almeida (FFG334), HNS P68 Ypoploiarchos Daniolos and HNLMS Tromp (F803) left the port Constanta.

17 July 2015

NRP D. Francisco De Almeida (FFG334), HNS Ypoploiarchos Daniolos (P68) and HNLMS Tromp (F803) came the port Constanta.

17 July 2015

USS DDG78 Porter retired from the Black Sea.

16 July 2015

HNS P68 Ypoploiarchos Daniolos entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2008.

13 July 2015

USS Porter (DDG78), NRP D. Francisco De Almeida (FFG334), HNS Aittios (P268 ) and HNLMS Tromp (F803) left the port Varna.

12 July 2015

HNS P268 Porter retired from the Black Sea.

11 July 2015

USS Porter (DDG78), NRP D. Francisco De Almeida (FFG334), HNS Aittios (P268 ) and HNLMS Tromp (F803) came the port Varna.

8 July 2015

USS Porter (DDG78), NRP D. Francisco De Almeida (FFG334) and HNLMS Tromp (F803) left the port Varna.

7 July 2015

HNS P268 Aittios entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2013.

6 July 2015

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came USS Porter (DDG78).

5 July 2015

USS DDG78 Porter entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2006. The purpose of the arrival in the Black Sea - participation in the exercise Breeze-2015.

5 July 2015

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came NRP D. Francisco De Almeida (FFG334) and HNLMS Tromp (F803)

5 July 2015

FNS A759 Dupuy de Lom retired from the Black Sea.

4 July 2015

Ships of the Standing Naval Group 1 (SNMG-1) arrived in the Black Sea. SNMG1 is currently comprised of the flagship NRP D. Francisco De Almeida (FFG334) and HNLMS Tromp (F803).
Frigate D. Francisco De Almeida (FFG334) is the first in the history of the Portuguese Navy warship which entered into the Black Sea.

4 July 2015

SNS M36 Tajo entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2006 and 2008.
SNS M36 Tajo operates in the SNMCMG2 in which among it includes: TCG F244 Barbaros and TCG M262 Enez.
The purpose of the arrival in the Black Sea - participation in the exercise Breeze-2015.

3 July 2015

FNS A759 Dupuy de Lom left the port Batumi.

1 July 2015

USS DDG58 Laboon retired from the Black Sea.

30 June 2015

In the Georgian port of Batumi came FNS Dupuy de Lom (А759).

29 June 2015

USS DDG58 Laboon left the port Batumi.

28 June 2015

In the Georgian port of Batumi came USS Laboon (DDG58).

26 June 2015

USS DDG58 Laboon сonducts PASSEX with the RNS F264 Contre Admiral Eustatiu Sebastian in the Black Sea, June 21-23.

21 June 2015

FNS А759 Dupuy de Lom entered the Black Sea. Ship twice visited the Black Sea in 2006, 2010 and 2014.
FNS А759 Dupuy de Lom is an absolute record holder for the entire post-war history by number of visits to the Black Sea for the year. In 2014, it happened six times.
The total residence time in the Black Sea was 108 days.

21 June 2015

USS DDG58 Laboon entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time. Destroyer DDG58 Laboon is one of ten destroyers type Orly Burke (Flight I), which visited the Black Sea.
It was done DDG51 Orly Burke in 1998, DDG52 Bari and DDG55 Stout in 2008, DDG57 Mitcher and DDG64 Carney in 2005, DDG66 Gonzalez in 2001 and 2010, DDG67 Cole in 2014
and 2015, DDG68 Sullivans in 2007, DDG71 Ross in 2014 and 2015.

3 June 2015

USS DDG71 Ross retired from the Black Sea.

25 May 2015

USS DDG71 Ross departed from the port of Constanta to participate in international exercises Trident Posedon - 2105.
The exercises is conducted off the coast of Romania, as well as international waters in the western part of the Black Sea in the period from 25 to 28 May 2015.
The participants of the exercise: USS DDG71 Ross , RNS F111 Marasesti, F222 Regina Maria, F263 Vice Admiral Eugeniu Rosca, F264 Contre Admiral Eustatiu Sebastian, 188 Zborul,

24 May 2015

In the Romanian port of Constanta came USS Ross (DDG71).

23 May 2015

USS DDG71 Ross entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2014.

14 May 2015

СNS 547 linyi and 550 Weifang retired from the Black Sea.

12 May 2015

СNS 547 linyi and 550 Weifang left the port Novorossiysk.

8 May 2015

In the Russian port of Novorossiysk came 547 linyi and 550 Weifang.

4 May 2015

СNS 547 linyi and СNS 550 Weifang entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

1 May 2015

Warship Navy of New Zealand for the first time in history came to the Black Sea. HMNZS F77 Te Kaha was in the Black Sea is not more than one hour, and then departed in the Bosphorus.

14 April 2015

USS DDG109 Jason Dunham retired from the Black Sea.

11 April 2015

USS DDG109 Jason Dunham left the port Constanta.

11 April 2015

In the Romanian port of Constanta came USS DDG109 Jason Dunham.

5 April 2015

USS DDG109 Jason Dunham left the port Varna.

4 April 2015

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came USS Jason Dunham (DDG109).

3 April 2015

USS DDG109 Jason Dunham entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2012.

31 March 2015

FNS F710 La Fayette retired from the Black Sea.

30 March 2015

FNS F710 La Fayette left the port Odessa.

26 March 2015

Frigate F710 La Fayette French Navy for the first time in its history came in the Ukrainian port of Odessa. The last French Navy warship visiting the port of Odessa in July 2009,
was the destroyer D642 Montcalm.

24 March 2015

FNS F710 La Fayette entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2003.

21 March 2015

Ships SNMG-2 departed from the Black Sea.
Total Time Spent ships in the Black Sea was 18 days, of which: at sea – 10, at naval bases – 8, including: Constanta – 4, in Varna – 4.
NATO ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) recently completed exercises in the Black Sea with ships from the Romanian Navy. SNMG2’s deployment
to the Black Sea also included training exercises with the Turkish and Bulgarian Navies.

16 March 2015

USS CG69 Vicksburg left the port Constanta.

16 March 2015

HMCS F337 Fredericton left the port Constanta.

16 March 2015

FGS A1442 Spessart left the port Constanta.

16 March 2015

INS F574 Aliseo left the port Constanta.

13 March 2015

In the Romanian port of Constanta came USS Vicksburg (CG69).

13 March 2015

In the Romanian port of Constanta came INS Aliseo (F574).

13 March 2015

In the Romanian port of Constanta came HMCS Fredericton (F337).

13 March 2015

In the Romanian port of Constanta came FGS Spessart (A1442).

10 March 2015

USS CG69 Vicksburg left the port Varna.

10 March 2015

HMCS F337 Fredericton left the port Varna.

10 March 2015

INS F574 Aliseo left the port Varna.

10 March 2015

FGS A1442 Spessart left the port Varna.

8 March 2015

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came USS Vicksburg (CG69).

7 March 2015

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came FGS Spessart (A1442).

7 March 2015

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came INS Aliseo (F574).

7 March 2015

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came HMCS Fredericton (F337).

4 March 2015

INS F574 Aliseo entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2006.

4 March 2015

HMCS F337 Fredericton entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

4 March 2015

FGS A1442 Spessart entered the Black Sea. Ship twice visited the Black Sea in 1992 and 2005.

4 March 2015

USS CG69 Vicksburg entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

22 February 2015

USS DDG67 Cole retired from the Black Sea. Total Time Spent ship in the Black Sea was 15 days, of which: at sea - 10, at naval bases – 5, including: Constanta – 4, in Varna – 1.
He took part in the three passing exercises with the Romainian NS F111 Marasheshti, Romainian NS F222 Regina Maria and TCG F243 Yildirim and TCG S350 Yildiray.
The first PASSEX was on February 12, 2015, second on February 19, 2015, and third PASSEX completed on February 21, 2015.

20 February 2015

USS DDG67 Cole left the port Varna. USS DDG67 Cole became the fourth ship Arleigh Burke-class (Flight I), visited the Bulgarian port of Varna.
Earlier in the port of Varna came: DDG51 Orly Burke in 1998, DDG52 Bari in 2008 and DDG55 Stout in 2009.

20 February 2015

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came USS Cole (DDG67).

19 February 2015

USS DDG67 Cole conducts a passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Romainian NS F222 Regina Maria.

12 February 2015

USS DDG67 Cole left the port Constanta.
USS DDG67 Cole became the third ship Arleigh Burke-class (Flight I), visited the Romanian port of Constanta.
Earlier in the port of Constanta came: DDG55 Stout in 2009, DDG74 Ross and DDG67 Cole in 2014.

10 February 2015

February 12-13, in the area east of the port of Constanta planned to hold passing exercise (PASSEX).
List of participants exercises: USS DDG67 Cole, RNS F111 Marasheshti, RNS M30 Sub Lieutenant Alexander Axente, IAR 330 Puma helicopter.

9 February 2015

In the Romanian port of Constanta came USS DDG67 Cole.

8 February 2015

USS DDG67 Cole entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in October 2014 and decided tasks within 20 days (17 days at sea, 3 days in the Romanian port of Constanta).
Destroyer DDG67 Cole is one of nine destroyers type Orly Burke (Flight I), which visited the Black Sea. It was done DDG51 Orly Burke in 1998, DDG52 Bari and DDG55 Stout in 2008,
DDG57 Mitcher and DDG64 Carney in 2005, DDG66 Gonzalez in 2001 and 2010, DDG68 Sullivans in 2007, DDG71 Ross in 2014.

4 February 2015

February 1, 2015 out of service Ireland Navy was expelled patrol ship P22 Ayof. The ceremony was held at the naval base in Cork. In its history the ship visited the Black Sea once in
August 2007 and was the first Ireland Navy ship carried out the docked at Black Sea. During his stay in the Black Sea P22 Ayof visited Varna and Constanta.

1 February 2015

In January 2015 in the Black Sea was a ship of the Navy non-Black Sea countries. It was an USS DDG75 Donald Cook was carrying out a mission for 14 days. Of which 7 days at sea and 7
days in ports (Constanta, Varna). During the post-war history in January attended the Black Sea 11 ships, 10 of which the US Navy and one French Navy. Visits were made in 1966, 1979, 1990,
1992, 1993, 1998, 2009 and 2012. Total Time Spent ships at sea was 45 days.

31 January 2015

January 30, 2015 from service of the US Navy frigate FFG55 Elrod. The ceremony was held at the naval base in Norfolk under the guidance of captain Brad Commanderie Stallings.
In its history, the ship visited the Black Sea once, in September 2006. Total Time Spent ship in the Black Sea was 8 days, of which four days in the port of Novorossiysk. Other Black Sea ports
frigate Elrod not visited.

18 January 2015

Reactivation of the Black Sea naval group in 2015 is not expected because of the contradictions between the countries, members of BLACKSEAFOR.
To date, the last BLACKSEFOR activation was carried out in the period from 14 August to 3 September 2013. We remind you that the initiative to create the Group was advanced by Turkey in 1998.
The participants of the negotiation process became six coastal states: Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine. As a result, ten rounds of negotiations that ended in December 2000,
was worked out agreement on the establishment of BLACKSEAFOR. Signed by the heads of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Black Sea countries April 2, 2001 in Istanbul.
Agreement was ratified by all six participating states.

14 January 2015

USS DDG75 Donald Cook retired from the Black Sea.
Total Time Spent ship in the Black Sea was 20 days, of which: at sea - 11, at naval bases - 9, including: Constanta - 6, in Varna - 3. He took part in two
passing exercises (PASSEX) with the Turkish NS P1200 Tuzla in late December, with the Ukrainian NS U130 Hetman Sahaidachny January 11, 2015.

11 January 2015

USS DDG 75 Donald Cook conducts a passing exercise (PASSEX ) with the Ukrainian NS U130 Hetman Sahaidachny.

10 January 2015

USS DDG75 Donald Cook left the port Varna.
USS DDG75 Donald Cook became the fourth ship Arleigh Burke-class (Flight II), visited the Bulgarian port of Varna.
Earlier in the port of Varna came: DDG78 Porter in 2006, DDG74 McFaul in 2008 and DDG79 Oscar Austin in 2010.

8 January 2015

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came USS Donald Cook (DDG75).

4 January 2015

USS DDG75 Donald Cook left the port Constanta.

3 January 2015

January 3, 1854, for the first time in history, the Black Sea entered the British-French squadron of 31 warships. Squadron followed in the wake of two columns and two groups of ships,
followed the line of wake column.
Left wake column consisting of: steam ship of the line (SSL) Ville de Paris, SL Jupiter, SL Bayard, SL Henry IV, SL Valmy, SL Iena, SSL Friedland, SL Charlemagne. The line of the
column followed: SFR Gomer, Mogador, Magellan, Sane, Descartes. All the French Navy.
Right wake column consisting of: SL Britannia, SL Albion, SL Vengeance, SL London, SL Rodney, SL Bellerophon, SSL Sans-Pareyl, SL Queen, SL Trafalgar, SSL Agamemnon, frigate
(FR) Linder. The line of the column followed: SFR Furious, Tiger, SCor Niger, SFR Samson, SSlp Inflexible, SFR Fayrebrend. All the Britain Navy.

1 January 2015

USS DDG75 Donald Cook became the second US Navy ship in the post-war history to celebrate New Year in the Black Sea. For the first time the event occurred on 1 January 2009, when the
USS FFG50 Taylor noted New Year's Day, while in the Turkish port of Samsun.

30 December 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came USS DDG75 Donald Cook.

26 December 2014

USS DDG75 Donald Cook entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2014.

24 December 2014

In 2014, French Navy made 9 visits 4 ships. Of the four ships of French Navy reconnaissance ship Dupuy de Lom which entered the Black Sea six times. This is an absolute record for the
number of entries into the Black Sea during the year of non Black Sea countries Navy ship since the adoption of the Montreux Convention in 1936.
Frigate Surcouf approach implemented in the Black Sea twice. The total residence time in the Black Sea French ships of 162 days, while in the ports and naval bases 66 days, including:
Varna – 23, Constanta – 12, Batumi – 26, Trabzon – 5 days. Ports of Ukraine and Russian French ships have not been visited.
The longest time in the Black Sea was a reconnaissance ship Dupuy de Lom – 71 hours. The longest entry
in the Black Sea made a reconnaissance ship Dupuy de Lom – 21 days. Very short entry into the Black Sea as well, made a scouting ship tive Dupuy de Lom – 10 days.

22 December 2014

In 2014, the US Navy carried out 12 visits 7 ships. Of the seven ships USS Vella Gulf which entered the Black Sea three times, USS Mount Whitney, USS Ross and USS Taylor twice.
The total number of days spent in the Black Sea, 180, while in the ports and naval bases 83, including: Varna – 8, Burgas – 6, Constanta – 34, Batumi – 8, Poti – 3, Samsun – 24. Ports of
Ukraine and Russia have not been visited.
Longest time in the Black Sea was USS Taylor – 53 days. Least of all in the Black Sea was USS Ross – 14 days. The longest entry in the Black Sea makes the frigate Taylor – 33 days.
Very short entry into the Black Sea squadron made USS Ross – 6 days.
US Navy ships took part in the exercise " Breeze – 14" (cruiser "Vella Gulf") and "Sea Breeze – 2014" (destroyer Ross).

16 December 2014

In 2014, the Black Sea has been committed 32 sunset 20 warships from 9 countries, including the United States, France, Italy, Great Britain, Greece, Spain, Canada, Poland and Pakistan.
The total time spent ships in the Black Sea was 453 days, in ports and naval bases 177.
Ships visited the following ports: Varna (Bulgaria) – 8, Burgas (Bulgaria) – 10, Constanta (Romania) – 19, Novorossiysk (Russia) – 1, Poti (Georgia) – 1, Batumi (Georgia ) – 8,
Samsun (Turkey) – 2, Trabzon (Turkey) – 2. In the ports of Ukraine visits the ships was not.
For the first time since 2001, the activation of the Black Sea Naval Force did not.
For the first time since 1988, when the destroyer Duprre French Navy was in the Black Sea 22 days, and the second time in postwar history, the frigate Taylor US Navy violated the
provisions of the Montreux Convention. The ship was in the Black Sea 33 days.
Reconnaissance ship Dupuy de Lom French Navy set of absolutely record in the postwar history by visiting the Black Sea to six times per year. The longest in the Black Sea was the frigate
Taylor – 33 days. Most short time in the Black Sea is a training ship Vodnik Polish Navy and destroyer Ross US Navy – 6 days.
No ships visited Sevastopol, for the first time since 1998, and Odessa, for the first time since 1993.

9 November 2014

USS DDG71 Ross retired from the Black Sea.

4 November 2014

USS DDG71 Ross entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2014.

30 September 2014

FNS А759 Dupuy de Lome retired from the Black Sea.

30 September 2014

USS DDG67 Cole retired from the Black Sea.

28 September 2014

USS LCC20 Mount Whitney retired from the Black Sea.

27 October 2014

USS LCC20 Mount Whitney left the port Burgas.

24 October 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Burgas came USS Mount Whitney.

23 October 2014

USS LCC20 Mount Whitney left the port Constanta.

23 October 2014

USS DDG67 Cole left the port Constanta.

21 October 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came USS Cole (DDG67).

20 October 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came USS Mount Whitney (LCC20).

18 October 2014

USS LCC20 Mount Whitney left the port Batumi.

17 October 2014

FNS А759 Dupuy de Lome entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2006, 2010 and 2014.

14 October 2014

In the Georgian port of Batumi came USS Mount Whitney (LCC20).

11 October 2014

USS LCC20 Mount Whitney entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2007, 2008, 2013 and 2014.

10 October 2014

USS DDG67 Cole entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

10 October 2014

FNS Dupuy de Lome (А759) retired from the Black Sea.

30 September 2014

FNS A759 Dupuy de Lome left the port Batumi.

26 September 2014

In the Georgian port of Batumi came FNS Dupuy de Lome (A759).

25 September 2014

SNS F102 Almirante Juan de Borbon retired from the Black Sea.

25 September 2014

HMCS FFG333 Toronto retired from the Black Sea.

23 September 2014

FNS F796 Commandant Birot retired from the Black Sea.

22 September 2014

SNS F102 Toronto left the port Varna.

22 September 2014

HMCS F333 Toronto left the port Varna.

20 September 2014

FNS А759 Dupuy de Lome entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2006, 2010 and 2014.

19 September 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came SNS Almirante Juan de Borbon (F102).

19 September 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came HMCS Toronto (F333).

19 September 2014

FNS F796 Commandant Birot left the port Trabzon.

16 September 2014

In the Turkish port of Trabzon came F796 Commandant Birot.

15 September 2014


15 September 2014

HMCS F333 Toronto left the port Constanta.

12 September 2014

USS DDG71 Ross retired from the Black Sea.

12 September 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came HMCS Toronto (F333).

12 September 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came SNS Almirante Juan de Borbon (F102).

9 September 2014

FNS F796 Commandant Birot left the port Trabzon.

9 September 2014

In the Turkish port of Trabzon came F796 Commandant Birot.

8 September 2014

FNS F796 Commandant Birot left the port Batumi.

8 September 2014

Between 8 to 10 September in the north-western part of the Black Sea to conduct exercises «Sea Breeze - 2014».

7 September 2014

USS DDG71 Ross left the port Constanta.

6 September 2014

SNS F102 Almirante Juan de Borbon entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2008.

6 September 2014

HMCS F333 Toronto entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

6 September 2014

In the Georgian port of Batumi came FNS Commandant Birot (F796).

5 September 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came USS Ross (DDG71).

5 September 2014

FNS Dupuy de Lome retired from the Black Sea.

3 September 2014

USS DDG71 Ross entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

3 September 2014

FNS F796 Commandant Birot entered the Black Sea. Ship five visited the Black Sea in 1995, 1999, 2003 and 2011.

30 August 2014

FNS А759 Dupuy de Lome left the port Batumi.

26 August 2014

USS Vella Gulf retired from the Black Sea.

26 August 2014

In the Georgian port of Batumi came FNS Dupuy de Lome (A759).

23 August 2014

USS CG72 Vella Gulf left the port Constanta.

22 August 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came USS Vella Gulf (CG72).

20 August 2014

USS Vella Gulf left the port Batumi.

19 August 2014

FNS А759 Dupuy de Lome left the port Constanta.

18 August 2014

In the Georgian port of Batumi came USS Vella Gulf (CG72).

17 August 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came FNS Dupuy de Lome (A759).

16 August 2014

FNS А759 Dupuy de Lome entered the Black Sea. Ship twice visited the Black Sea in 2006, 2010 and 2014.

14 August 2014

USS CG72 Vella Gulf left the port Constanta.

11 August 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came USS Vella Gulf (CG72).

6 August 2014

USS CG72 Vella Gulf entered the Black Sea. Ship twice visited the Black Sea in 2012 and 2014.

24 July 2014

FNS Surcouf retired from the Black Sea.

23 July 2014

INS Aviere retired from the Black Sea.

23 July 2014

INS Rimini retired from the Black Sea.

23 July 2014

RNS Chiddingfold retired from the Black Sea.

21 July 2014

INS F583 Aviere left the port Constanta.

21 July 2014

INS M5561 Rimini left the port Constanta.

21 July 2014

RNS M37 Chiddingfold left the port Constanta.

21 July 2014

FNS Surcouf (F711) left the port Batumi.

18 July 2014

In the Georgian port of Batumi came FNS Surcouf (F711).

17 July 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came INS Aviere (F583).

17 July 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came INS Rimini (M5561).

17 July 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came RNS Chiddingfold (M37).

14 July 2014

INS M5561 Rimini left the port Burgas.

14 July 2014

INS F583 Aviere left the port Burgas.

14 July 2014

RNS M37 Chiddingfold left the port Burgas.

14 July 2014

USS Vella Gulf retired from the Black Sea.

13 July 2014

HNS Machitis retired from the Black Sea.

12 July 2014

HNS P266 Machitis left the port Burgas.

12 July 2014

FNS Surcouf (F711) left the port Batumi.

12 July 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Burgas came HNS Machitis (P266).

12 July 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Burgas came INS Aviere (F583).

12 July 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Burgas came INS Rimini (M5561).

12 July 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Burgas came RNS Chiddingfold (M37).

9 July 2014

USS CG72 Vella Gulf left the port Burgas.

9 July 2014

RNS M37 Chiddingfold left the port Burgas.

9 July 2014

INS M5561 Rimini left the port Burgas.

9 July 2014

HNS P266 Machitis left the port Burgas.

9 July 2014

INS F583 Aviere left the port Burgas.

8 July 2014

In the Georgian port of Batumi came FNS Surcouf (F711).

8 July 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Burgas came USS Vella Gulf (CG72).

7 July 2014

USS CG72 Vella Gulf entered the Black Sea. Ship twice visited the Black Sea in 2012 and 2014.

7 July 2014

FNS Dupuy de Lome (А759) retired from the Black Sea.

4 July 2014

FNS F711 Surcouf entered the Black Sea.

4 July 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Burgas came HNS Machitis (P266).

4 July 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Burgas came INS Aviere (F583).

4 July 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Burgas came INS Rimini (M5561).

4 July 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Burgas came RN Chiddingfold (M37).

4 July 2014

INS Elettra (A5340) retired from the Black Sea.

3 July 2014

INS A5340 Elettra left the port Samsun.

3 July 2014

HNS P266 Machitis entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

3 July 2014

RN M37 Chiddingfold entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 1999.

3 July 2014

INS M5561 Rimini entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2010.

3 July 2014

INS F583 Aviere entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

2 July 2014

FNS Dupuy de Lome left the port Batumi.

2 July 2014

In the Turkish port of Samsun came INS Elettra (A5340).

29 June 2014

ORP 251 Wodnik retired from the Black Sea.

28 June 2014

In the Georgian port of Batumi came FNS Dupuy de Lome (А759).

28 June 2014

ORP 251 Wodnik left the port Constanta.

25 June 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came ORP Wodnik (251).

24 June 2014

ORP 251 Wodnik entered the Black Sea. Ship five times visited the Black Sea 1980, 1984, 1986, 1988, 2013.

24 June 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came FNS Dupuy de Lome (А759).

20 June 2014

FNS А759 Dupuy de Lome entered the Black Sea. Ship twice visited the Black Sea in 2006, 2010 and 2014.

19 June 2014

FNS Dupuy de Lome (А759) retired from the Black Sea.

17 June 2014

FNS Surcouf retired from the Black Sea.

16 June 2014

FNS А759 Dupuy de Lome entered the Black Sea. Ship twice visited the Black Sea in 2006, 2010 and 2014.

15 June 2014

INS A5340 Elettra entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

12 June 2014

USS Vella Gulf retired from the Black Sea.

11 June 2014

FNS F711 Surcouf left the port Constanta.

6 June 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came FNS Surcouf (F711).

6 June 2014

USS CG72 Vella Gulf left the port Constanta.

3 June 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came USS Vella Gulf (CG72).

2 June 2014

USS CG72 Vella Gulf left the port Varna.

30 May 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came USS Vella Gulf (CG72).

29 May 2014

FNS Dupuy de Lome (А759) retired from the Black Sea.

28 May 2014

FNS F711 Surcouf entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

23 May 2014

USS CG72 Vella Gulf entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2012.

19 May 2014

FNS Dupuy de Lome left the port Varna.

17 May 2014

PNS Rah Naward (54) retired from the Black Sea.

15 May 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came FNS Dupuy de Lome (А759).

14 May 2014

FNS А759 Dupuy de Lome entered the Black Sea. Ship twice visited the Black Sea in 2006, 2010 and 2014.

12 May 2014

PNS Rah Naward (54) left the port Novorossiysk.

12 May 2014

USS Taylor retired from the Black Sea.

10 May 2014

USS Taylor (FFG50) left the port Poti.

8 May 2014

In the Russian port of Novorossiysk came PNS 54 Rah Naward.

8 May 2014

In the Georgian port of Poti came USS Taylor (FFG50).

3 May 2014

PNS Rah Naward (54) left the port Varna.

1 May 2014

USS Taylor (FFG50) left the port Constanta.

30 April 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came PNS 54 Rah Naward.

30 April 2014

FNS Dupuy de Lome (А759) retired from the Black Sea.

28 April 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came USS Taylor (FFG50).

27 April 2014

PNS 50 Rah Naward entered the Black Sea.

27 April 2014

FNS Dupuy de Lome (А759) left the port Batumi.

25 April 2014

In the Georgian port of Batumi came FNS Dupuy de Lome (А759).

24 April 2014

USS Donald Cook retired from the Black Sea.

22 April 2014

USS FFG50 Taylor entered the Black Sea.

17 April

USS DDG75 Donald Cook left the port Constanta.

16 April 2014

FNS Dupuy de Lome (А759) left the port Constanta.

14 April

In the Romanian port of Constanta came USS DDG75 Donald Cook.

12 April 2014

FNS Alize (A645) retired from the Black Sea.

12 April 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came FNS Dupuy de Lome (А759).

10 April 2014

FNS А759 Dupuy de Lome entered the Black Sea. Ship twice visited the Black Sea in 2006 and 2010.

10 April 2014

USS DDG75 Donald Cook entered the Black Sea. The ship visited the Black Sea in 2007.

9 April 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came FNS Alize (A645).

8 April 2014

FNS Alize (A645) left the port Varna.

31 March 2014

March 31 USCGC Gallatin (WHEC721) decommissioned. The ship visited the Black Sea in 1996.

28 March 2014

March 28 USS Robert G. Bradley (FFG 49) decommissioned. The ship visited the Black Sea in 1996.

28 March 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came FNS Alize (A645).

27 March 2014

FNS Diving support ship Alize (A645) entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

25 March 2014

On the 25th of March in Novozernoe the RF Navy Andrew’s flag was hoisted on board Minesweeper Cherkasy (U311).

25 March 2014

On the 22th of March in Novozernoe the RF Navy Andrew’s flag was hoisted on board Landing ship Kirovograd (U401).

25 March 2014

March 21 FNS D640 Georges Leygues French Navy decommissioned. Ship twice visited the Black Sea in 1986 and 2002.

23 March 2014

On the 22th of March in Sevastopol the RF Navy Andrew’s flag was hoisted on board command and control ship Slavutich (U510).

22 March 2014

On the 22th of March in Novozernoe the RF Navy Andrew’s flag was hoisted on board corvette Vinitsa (U206).

21 March 2014

The April Activation of BLACKSEAFOR shouldhave been conducted in the Black Sea since the 28th of March until the 15th of April.

21 March 2014

On the 20th of March in Sevastopol the RF Navy Andrew’s flag was hoisted on board corvette Ternopol (U209).

21 March 2014

At the end of March a French Navy ship is expected to arrive to the Black Sea.

21 March 2014

USS Trakstan retired from the Black Sea.

16 March 2014

USS DDG103 Trakstan left the port Varna.

13 March 2014

In the Bulgarian port of Varna came USS DDG103 Trakstan.

12 March 2014

USS DDG103 Trakstan left the port Constanta.

9 March 2014

USS Taylor retired from the Black Sea.

8 March 2014

In the Romanian port of Constanta came USS DDG103 Trakstan.

7 March 2014

came USS Navy frigate Taylor (FFG-50) left the port of Samsun.

7 March 2014

USS DDG103 Trakstan entered the Black Sea. In the Black Sea for the first time.

27 February 2014

Capt. Jim Aiken, commander, Task Force 65, relieved Cmdr. Dennis Volpe, commanding officer of the Mayport-based frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), Feb. 25, due to loss of
confidence in Volpe’s ability to command.

24 February 2014

USS Mount Whitney retired from the Black Sea.

22 February 2014

USS Taylor arrived in Samsun on 12 February, for a very short port visit just to get refueled. Unfortunately the ships propeller stuck the sea ground and got damaged. She
has been docked at Samsun port since then. 39 US citizens and all the equipment needed for the repair were flown. Divers from Turkish Coast Guard are escorting the
repair work going on underwater. It is estimated that USS Taylor will stay in Samsun till 24 February 2014.

19 February 2014

FFG50 Taylor ran aground in the Black Sea during approach to refuel in the Turkish port of Samsun. According to preliminary data, the frigate damaged propeller blades.

12 February 2014

In the Turkish port of Samsun came FFG50 Taylor.

5 February 2014

US ships  LCC20 Mount Whitney,  FFG50 Taylor entered the Black Sea.

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