Destroyer of the Navy of Iran Flew Into a Breakwater in the Caspian Sea

In the harbor near the Iranian city of Bandar-Anzali in the Caspian Sea, the destroyer of the Iranian naval forces “Demavend” crashed into a concrete breakwater, Iranian media reported.

According to media sources unconfirmed by the Navy, as a result of the collision, six members of the ship’s crew fell overboard, four managed to be rescued, and the search for the two continues. The incident occurred on Wednesday evening.

 

There are no official data on the injured or damage to the ship. On the photos published by the media, it is clear that the ship, as a result of the accident, tipped heavily to starboard.

According to preliminary information, the storm is considered the main cause of the destroyer’s crash: during the accident, the wave height reached four meters.Iranian Navy Crashing on Breakwater

The destroyer, originally named “Jamaran-2” was launched in March 2012 and became part of the northern flotilla in 2015, becoming the largest Iranian warship in the Caspian.

 

Source: Maritime News of Russia