8 Seeing Off The Ships

Seeing Off The Ships

Posted on July 2, 2011 by kulichik


Today we’ll have a chance to see the preparation for the maneuvers on gun support river motorboats that take place in the Caspian Sea.

The appliance is located right on the dock under a small metal shed. It says: Transmission of national secrecy information and official records not open to public is prohibited.

The entrance is decorated with emblems and plates with wording against the red background.

The ships are ready to leave the coast for military maneuvers carried out in the Caspian Sea.

All the pictures were taken from the ship.

The captains report to the commandant that they are ready to accomplish their tasks.

Ship elements and general view.

Cannon turret. “No entry during rotation”

The crew is ready for the work.

Ammunition for a naval gun.

The headwear says ‘Baltic Navy’ because the guys have just left the training center related the the navy mentioned. Their headwear will be changed soon.

The weapon is ready for the action.

The guys are standing in the shadow as it is 86 degrees Fahrenheit.

Sailors are distributing the rest part of the equipment.

It becomes hard to breathe when the engines are at work.

The upper deck.

Ready for the start.

Leaving the dock one by one.

Other ships at the dock.

Some weapon was taken away from the ship.

Location: Astrakhan

via abra-akbar

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8 Responses to “Seeing Off The Ships”

  1. Ham are sick, Al says:

    Kazakh navy?

  2. Boritz says:

    The river patrol boats should be in museum. Last one was made in 1971. Age explains the smoky engines.

  3. Archy Bunka says:

    A. Bunka here. I hope they hand out gas masks, look at that exhaust.

  4. Musa says:

    I love those traditional sailor uniforms with the big square collar and the round billess hats with the ribbons hanging down their backs and their stripped undershirts too.

  5. EnglishBob says:

    The exhaust smoke is just a bit of soot burn, look at it’s colour. It’ll clear once they get some grunt behind them.

  6. Goblin says:

    The “main gun” turret was taken straight from the PT-76 light tank.

  7. Jakov says:

    Why is on the cap, picture no. 28 written Baltijskij flot? When its (if) in Astrakhan?

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