Thursday, 9 March 2017

Strength of the Russian Black Sea fleet according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1935 no. 2


An item reported that the Russian navy was divided over several fleets on different geographical locations. The Black Sea Fleet consisted of 1-26.000 ton battleship dating from 1911 (1), 4 cruisers laid down in 1915-1916 but not earlier as recent completed, 10-1.350 ton destroyers dating from 1914-1915, 4 small submarines dating from 1916 and 3-650 ton submarines dating from 1913.

1. The Parizhskaya Kommuna (ex-Sevastopol) of the Gangut-class?