The Turkish Consulate General invites Odesa residents to visit the Turkish Navy ships in the port of Odesa

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Published on Wednesday, 06 March 2019 11:00
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On March 6, in the morning, the ships of the Turkish Navy — the frigate TCG BARBAROS and the guided missile boat TCG MARTI — called at the port of Odesa. The frigate moored to the berth No. 16 of the passenger terminal, the guided missile boat to the yachts` floating pier on the left side of the passenger terminal (berth No. 18).


According to the Consulate General of the Republic of Turkey in Odesa, the visit is carried out within the framework of the tactical exercises Blue Homeland 2019. The ships will be deployed in the port of Odesa on March 6-8.

The Consulate General’s Facebook page also says that on March 6-7, the ships will be open for free visit:

On March 6: from 14 to 17 hours,

On March 7: from 9.30 to 12.00, and from 14.00 to 17.00.

‘All residents of the city are invited to visit the ships,’ the diplomatic mission informed.


Multi-purpose frigate TCG BARBAROS (F-244) is the main one in a series of four ships of this class of the Turkish Navy. The frigate is named in honor of Khayreddin Barbarossa, an outstanding Turkish naval commander, who became famous in the first half of the XVI century. Commanding the pirate fleet, he became the ruler of Algeria and the Kapudan Pasha (admiral) of the Ottoman Empire.

The frigate was constructed in Germany and joined into the fleet in 1997, with deadweight of 3,380 tons. Its length is 118 meters. Armament: Harpoon missiles, Sea Sparrow, 127-mm artillery, anti-aircraft artillery complex, two torpedo tubes and a multi-purpose helicopter.

The main armament of the TCG MARTI (P-341): Harpoon missiles, as well as artillery and anti-aircraft weapons.

Press Service of Odesa Sea Port Authority