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Corvette suffered damage in allision in Kiel
Following an allision with the Tirpitz jetty in the naval base of Kiel the "Erfurt" left the port on Sep 21, 2018, for repairs in its home base Rostock-Warnemünde, where it berthed the same day. The ship had suffered damage to its bulbous bow in the accident. The cause of the allision was yet unknown. The participation in a manoever in the Baltic Sea had to be aborted.
Repairs in Rendsburg completed
On Sep 3, 2014, the "Erfurt" left the Nobiskrug Yard in Rendsburg where the damage - caused in the allision with the jetty of the ammunition depot Korügen on the Kiel Fjord during the first voyage after delivery - has been repaired during the recent months. The ship transited the Kiel Canal to Wilhelmshaven where it berthed in the afternoon of Sep 7.
Fregate damaged in allision in Kiel Bight
The "Erfurt" allided wtih the jetty of the ammunition depot Korügen near Laboe and suffered significant bow damage on Nov 19, 2013. The ship was still able to move to the Tirpitz Port in Kiel for damage surveys where it docked at 2.15 p.m. The damage will, however, have to be repaired in a yard which yet has to be specified.Upload News