Court delivered the Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol with guns who died in World War II submarine

In Sevastopol, the Black Sea Fleet on the quay wall Mine ceremony of transfer of artifacts recovered from the sea off Cape Tarkhankut.

Bow and stern guns who died in the Great Patriotic War of the Soviet submarine were delivered to the rescue vessel Sevastopol Black Sea Fleet "Epron" and the Ukrainian Navy harbor tug "Kremenets."

Work on the survey and recovery of parts of the underwater object carried crew of the rescue ship "Epron" and management professionals search and rescue Black Sea Fleet.

Russian sailors completed work on the survey of real underwater object in conjunction with the crews of ships and boats of the Center of search and rescue operations of the Ukrainian Navy. Coordination of joint actions carried out Chiefs two navies.
 

During the ceremony Russian Black Sea Fleet Commander Vice-Admiral Alexander Vitko and Commander of the Navy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Admiral Yuri Ilyin handed artifacts Crimean Republic institution "Black Sea underwater research facility."

Speaking at the official meeting, the commander of the Black Sea Fleet, said the work of Russian and Ukrainian sailors was made on the initiative of the presidents of Russia and Ukraine, thanked the diving professionals who are in difficult weather conditions to provide a lift from the bottom of the sea of priceless relics, and also supported the initiative of submarine on Installation in Sebastopol one of the issues raised guns as a symbol of strength, courage and heroism of the Black Sea Fleet during World War II.

The event was attended by the leadership of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Sevastopol, clergy and veterans' organizations.

Dean of the Sevastopol region Father Sergius served lity for the dead soldiers, present observed a minute's silence in their memory. Submariners were given military honors — the personnel of the mouth of the Honor Guard's Black Sea Fleet and the Ukrainian Navy, Russia produced triple gun salvo.

A few days earlier at the site where the submarine rescue ship sailors' Epron "honored the memory of submariners who died during the Great Patriotic War. The water was lowered funeral wreath.

The submarine was discovered in July 2013, 18 miles west of Cape Tarkhankut at a depth of 52 meters. Between 21-25 August 2013 was carried out a preliminary survey of the wreck. In the second phase of work from 17 to 22 September, the work continued, brought to the surface bow and stern guns submarine with the details of the case. Based on historical data experts suggest that detected a submarine "u-216", who died in the area of the Black Sea in 1944.

Raised from the dead submarine artifacts will be used for its final identification.

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