|Photographer:||Allan RO [View profile]||Title:||ORP WARSZAWA 271||Added:||Nov 06, 2008|
|ORP Warszawa 271, formerly Soviet Smeliy (Valiant) - modified Kashin class destroyer. former Flagship of the Polish Navy, now sadly recycled.
built : 61 Communards Shipyard, Nikolayev
KL - 15:11:1966, L - 06:02:1968, comm : 27:12:1969
leased to Poland 1987, decommissioned USSR Navy 09:01:1988 and commissioned into PMW. Transferred to Poland 1992/93 in exchange for Soviet debts at Gdynia Shipyard. Decommissioned PMW 05:12:2003, broken up 2005.
photo : Oksywie Naval Base, Gdynia, 27:07:2001
photo : © Dr. Allan Ryszka-Onions 2001/2008