Baltic Fleet

Baltic Fleet

The Twice Red Banner Baltic Fleet – (Дважды Краснознамённый Балтийский флот) is the Russian Navy's presence in the Baltic Sea. In previous historical periods, it has been part of the navy of Imperial Russia and later the Soviet Union. The Fleet gained the 'Twice Red Banner' appellation during the Soviet period, indicating two awards of the Order of the Red Banner. It is headquartered in Kaliningrad, with its main base in Baltiysk and another base at Kronshtadt, in the Gulf of Finland. Established 18 May 1703, the Fleet is the oldest Russian Navy formation.

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Jean Baptiste, Marquis De Traversay - Biography - Minister of Russian Navy
... shipbuilding and coastal defences in the Baltic Sea ... He reorganized the Baltic fleet structure (over 000 ... men), creating the system of permanent regiment-sized units (fleet crews, Russian флотские экипажи) that supplied manpower to ... had to cut the Navy budget to the point where the Baltic fleet could not afford continuous exercises in open seas ...

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