Turkish Navy Corvette fire, 11 mariners injured

Fire erupted in engine room of Turkish Navy Corvette BEYKOZ at Foca Naval Base, Izmir Province, Aegean sea, on Jan 13. Electric cables said to caught fire. Sailors or mariners intervened and extinguished fire, 11 were injured, 3 of them were hospitalized.
Turkish Navy Burak-class corvette TCG Beykoz (F-503), displacement 1325 ton, armament guns, torpedoes, mortars, complement 90.

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Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.