Reports coming from Ukraine state that the Russian navy Frigate, Admiral Makarov has been hit by a missile and is on fire near Snake Island in the Black Sea.  The video below shows what it reported to be the frigate on fire and adrift while being filmed by the helicopter orbiting the vessel.

There are unconfirmed reports as this is being written that short burst morse code transmissions are being received saying,

“We are sinking”

The ship seems to have been struck several hours ago in Ukraine. This would place the time of the attack at approximately 9 pm local time.  Ukraine military sources say that the ship was hit by the Neptune anti-ship cruise missile that also hit and ultimately sank the Russian Cruiser Moskva.