The Russian Navy Pacific Fleet vessels, Admiral Panteleyev and Boris Butoma has departed Chuk Samet port (Naval base Sattahip) on Nov. 21 after completing a visit to the Kingdom of Thailand.
The destroyer Admiral Panteleyev took part in the naval military parade in Thailand on November 19-20 after arriving in the country on Nov. 13.
The parade was conducted to mark the 50th Anniversary of the foundation of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). In total, 25 warships from 18 countries were involved in the parade.
In course of the visit, Russian employees in Thailand visited the Russian warships. A bus tour was organized for the crew around the city of Pattaya. The warship and support vessel will now continue their mission.
Admiral Panteleyev is an Udaloy-class destroyer (“large anti-submarine ship”) of the Russian Navy. She is a part of the Russian Pacific Ocean Fleet; she was deployed in 2009 as part of operations to combat piracy off the Somalian coast. Ship also participated at RIMPAC 2012.
Boris Butoma is a Boris Chilikin-class (Project 1559V Morskoy prostor, Sea space) of fleet replenishment oiler built in 1970s for for the Soviet Navy and currently in service with the Russian Navy. The vessel was commissioned on 30 October 1978.