Bartın Naval Base

Bartın Naval Base (Turkish: Bartın Deniz Üssü) is a submarine base of the Turkish Navy on the southern coast of the Black Sea in Bartın Province north of Turkey. The base is assigned to the Turkish Northern Sea Area Command. It is located 9.8 km (6.1 mi) west by north-west of Bartın.

Bartın Naval Base
Bartın Deniz Üssü
Bartın NB
Location of Bartın Naval Base
Coordinates41.68250°N 32.23822°E / 41.68250; 32.23822
TypeMilitary base
Site information
Controlled byTurkish Navy
Site history
In use1965 - present

The submarine pen, adjacent to the Port of Bartın, was built between 1960 and 1965 by the Turkish construction company STFA to give underground shelter to the Black Sea submarine flotilla.[1]


  1. "Bartın Limanı ve Denizaltı Sığınakları" (in Turkish). Şantiyeciler. Archived from the original on 2009-01-31. Retrieved 2009-09-05.
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.