3rd Ship Flotilla

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3rd Ship Flotilla of Polish Navy
Logo 3 Flotylli Okrętów.svg
3 FO Logo
Active 1971 - present
Country  Poland
Branch Polish Navy
Size 3000 personnel
22 vessels
Base: Gdynia-Oksywie Naval Base
Patron Komandor Bolesław Romanowski
Equipment: Warships, Submarines, Auxiliary

3 Flotylla Okrętów (3rd Ship Flotilla) is a tactical unit of the Polish Navy composed of 11 sub-units. The unit is a main strike force of the Polish Navy, it operates various warships types such as frigates, corvettes, submarines or fast attack crafts. The main base of 3 FO is Gdynia-Oksywie Naval Base.

Sub-Units[edit]

  • Submarine Unit (Dywizjon Okrętów Podwodnych)
  • Anti-Submarine Unit (Dywizjon Zwalczania Okrętów Podwodnych)
  • Missile Vessels Unit (Dywizjon Okrętów Rakietowych)
  • Support Unit (Dywizjon Okrętów Wsparcia)
  • Reconnaissance Group (Grupa Okrętów Rozpoznawczych)
  • 9th Anti-Air Wing (9 Dywizjon Przeciwlotniczy)
  • 43rd Sapper Battalion (43 Battalion Saperów)
  • Naval Base Command (Komenda Portu Wojennego Gdynia)
  • Technical Base of Polish Navy (Baza Techniczna Marynarki Wojennej)
  • Hel Peninsula Naval Base (Punkt Bazowania Hel)

Equipment[edit]

Vessels[edit]

Gdynia-Oksywie Naval Base
Vessel Origin Type In service Unit Notes
Oliver Hazard Perry class  United States Frigate 2 Anti-Submarine Unit
Kobben class  Norway Submarine 4 Submarine Unit
Kilo class  Soviet Union Submarine 1 Submarine Unit
Orkan class  East Germany Fast Attack Craft 3 Missile Vessels Unit
Tarantul class  Soviet Union Corvette 2 Missile Vessels Unit
Project 888  Poland Training Ship 1 Support Unit
Project 570M  Poland Rescue Ship 2 Support Unit
Project 5002  Poland Rescue Ship 2 Support Unit
Project 863  Poland Reconnaissance Vessel 2 Reconnaissance Group