Ukraine’s Largest Warship Scuttled in Mykolaiv City

After Ukraine lost the world’s largest aircraft AN-225 Mriya in the ongoing war with Russia, its Navy’s largest warship has met with the same fate.

An image being shared widely on Twitter on March 3 shows the 30-year-old Krivak III/ Menzhinskiy-class frigate Hetman Sagaidachny (U130) sitting half-submerged on its side at the port city of Mykolaiv.

The seizure of the 3,100 ton- displacement frigate may not have been a major combat milestone, but would’ve been a significant morale boost for the Russian forces. The ship comes equipped with a 100mm deck gun, smaller guns, anti-submarine grenade launchers, torpedo tubes and a helicopter.