Since her commissioning in 2001 ORP Czernicki has served in a number of overseas missions, including operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom in the Middle East.

The ship was built at Gdańsk in Poland and is the biggest to have been constructed for its Navy in a Polish shipyard.

The only ship of her class, she was designed as a logistical support vessel, to transport troops and supplies for NATO forces.

She can carry up to 136 troops with vehicles and conduct offensive landing operations using landing craft, helicopters and armoured personnel carriers.  

The Czernicki can also transport containers, fresh water, food supplies and has the ability to operate as a repair ship and command whilst at sea.

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