German Navy in Cape Town
Mar 8, 2006
Author: P&S - pictures by Ian Shiffman
Three visiting German Navy warships paid a courtesy visit to the port of Cape Town this past week when they berthed in the Victoria Basin.
The frigate Hamburg (F220). Click images to enlarge. Picture by Ian Shiffman
The ships called earlier at the South African Simon’s Town Naval Base and later conducted naval exercises off the coast with ships of the South African Navy, including the navy’s latest commissioned ship, SAS Amatola.
Rheinland-Pfalz (F209), a second German Navy frigate visiting Cape Town. Picture Ian Shiffman
While in Cape Town Ian Shiffman took the opportunity to take these excellent photographs – see also our report dated 22 February 2006 for details of the visit.
The combat support ship Berlin (A1411) which accompanied two frigates on an official visit to South Africa. Picture by Ian Shiffman – click on his banner below for more pictures of ships
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