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The medium sea tanker “Akademik Pashin” returned to the home port of Murmansk, providing a long-range cruise for a detachment of ships and vessels of the Northern Fleet led by the large anti-submarine ship “Vice-Admiral Kulakov” in the Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea.
The tanker’s crew perfectly fulfilled the assigned tasks of supplying the battleship and rescue tug with fuel, water and food at sea, both on the move and during anchorage. The safety of the vessel when sailing apart from the detachment was ensured by a group of marines located on board the tanker together with the crew.
The sailing of the tanker in the Kola Bay was complicated by poor visibility due to severe frost and associated soaring. Like the rescue tug “Altai” that arrived the day before, the tanker
The mooring of the vessel to the Murmansk berth of the auxiliary fleet took place already in the dark, accompanied by the military band of the Northern Fleet. At the berth, the sailors were met by Rear Admiral Dmitry Ukrainets, Deputy Commander of the Fleet for Logistics. He congratulated the sailors on their return home, thanked them for the successful completion of the assigned tasks of the long voyage and presented them with a traditional pie.
After a short meeting, the crew was dismissed to their homes. On board the ship left persons on duty watch.
Next week, the last and main participant of the long voyage to the Atlantic, the large anti-submarine ship “Vice-Admiral Kulakov”, will arrive at the main base of the fleet – Severomorsk. Its crew is completing combat training missions in the Norwegian Sea. In total, during the cruise, the ship covered more than 27.8 thousand nautical miles.
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