Saturday, September 15, 2012

Three naval vessels from SNMG2 in Valletta Port

Three naval vessels from Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) have sailed in Valletta Port (the Grand Harbour) this morning on a four-day courtesy visit.
  • Germany naval frigate FGS Bayern (F 217) - a Brandenburg class (type F123)
  • Turkish naval frigate TCG Gediz (F 495) - a Gabya (Oliver Hazard Perry) class (ex USS John A Moore - FFG 91)
  • Italian naval frigate ITS Maestrale (F 70) - a Maestrale class
The three NATO frigates are presently berthing alongside each other at Boiler Wharf, and they are expected to sail from the Grand Harbour on Tuesday, September 18th, between 0500LT and 0700LT.