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Fregate had unscheduled stop in Kiel due to Covid 19 infection
On April 19 the "Bayern" left the naval base in Kiel after a part of the crew had to be isolated due to a corona virus inffection. The ship berthed in Kiel on April 8, and the infected crew member was disembarked along with 20 contact persons who were quarantined for two weeks. They were replaced to be able to continue the training mission.
Fire on fregate in Kiel
Short time after the FGS "Bayern" berthed in the Tirpitz Port in Kiel on Feb 16, 2019, a fire alert was activated at 12.30 p.m. following smoke developent on board. Cables of a pump had caught fire. The fire rescue Kiel as well as the fire brigade of the naval base were called. The crew of the gregate managed to put out the fire. The fire fighters assisted in ventilating the rooms. The "Bayern" had just returned from a manoever off Norway where the crew of 190 was to take a rest. German report with photo: http://www.kn-online.de/Kiel/Feueralarm-auf-Fregatte-Bayern-im-Kieler-StuetzpunktUpload News