Today is a big anti-submarine ship (BPK), the Northern Fleet (NF) "Vice-Admiral Kulakov" went on an unofficial visit to the port of Liverpool (UK) and moored at the cruise terminal (Liverpool Cruise Terminal). Difficult weather conditions in the British kept the Russian port of the ship to carry out set May 24 as previously planned.
An informal visit to the Russian sailors will participate in the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the "Battle of the Atlantic", which led the country-the allies during the Second World War. It is planned that the crew BOD "Vice-Admiral Kulakov" in the Sunday, May 26, will participate in a parade to mark this important date.
Today, on board the Russian ship will rise first sea lord — Chief of Staff of the Navy (Navy) British Admiral George Zambellas. The visit program also includes a visit to the command of BOD SF helicopter landing Navy (Navy) in the UK "Bulvark."
From the main base of the Northern Fleet Severomorsk BOD "Vice-Admiral Kulakov" was released on May 11. During the long voyage, he participated in international exercises "POMOR 2013" and has already covered more than 2.3 million miles. The unofficial visit BOD "Vice-Admiral Kulakov" in the port of Liverpool runs until May 27.