.

MiddleEastExplorer Home > Turkey >

List of Turkish sail battleships

Found in: Turkey related lists Naval ships of Turkey


This is a list of Turkish and African states large sailing ships and sail battleships of the period 1500-1859:

Algiers:

? c. 50 - Scuttled in battle 1624

? 46 - Sunk 1665

Marygold - Captured by England 1677, wrecked 1679

? - Captured by England as Tiger Prize 1678, scuttled as breakwater 1696

? - Captured by England 1679, renamed Greyhound 42

Golden Horse - Captured by England 1681, scuttled 1688

Half Moon - Captured by England 1681, burnt 1686

Two Lions - Captured by England 1681, sold 1688

Star 50 - Captured by Rome 1695

Half Moon 40 - Captured by Malta 1713

? 56 - Sank 1714

other battleships and/or frigates which took part in battles in 1696, 1791 and 1827

Egypt:All were built around 1833, most/all in Alexandria. Most didn't last long.

Abu Qur/Aboukir 74/84/94

Akka 100

Alep 100

Bernisouef 100

Beylan/Beleng 80/86/96

Fayoum 100

Halab 100

Hims/Hems 100

al-Iskandriyah/Iskandr/Iskender 100 or 96

al-Mansurah/Mansourah 100/104 (1831)

Misr 100

al-Muhallat al-Kubra/Mehallet-el-Kabyr 100 (1831)

al Qahirah 100

Sham 100

Tripoli:

White Crowned Eagle 50 - Captured and sunk by the English, 1676

?* (Half Moon?) 42

?* (Half Moon?) 42

?* (Dragon?) 38

Sun* 40

Flying Horse* 38

? 56 - Burnt 1709

? 48 - Captured by Malta 1723

Ships marked * are from a 1679 list of the Tripolitan fleet

Tunis:

? 40 - Captured by Malta 1628

? 46 - Captured by Malta 1640

Rose of Tunis 46 - Captured by Malta 1706, renamed Santa Croce

? 38 - Captured by France 1727, to Tunis 1727

Turkey:In 1839, during the war with Egypt, a Turkish admiral defected and sailed virtually the entire Turkish fleet to Alexandria where it joined the Egyptian fleet. The Egyptian fleet sailed out to meet it, and there was a chance of a major battle until it was realized they were friendly. The ships were returned in 1840. The ships involved are marked *. Some of the later ships are probably duplicates due to poor transliteration/translation of names:

Comte Maurice 50 - Sunk 1609

? 60? - Captured by Naples 1618

? 50 - Sank 1630

? 50

? 46

? 54 - Captured by Malta and sank, 1654

Tre Naranceri 40 - Sunk 1662

? 60-70? - Captured by privateers 1669

? 60-70? - Blew up 1669

Nachis 70 - Burnt 1686

? - Possibly captured by Algeria, not Turkey

Beneghem 66 - Captured by Malta 1700

? 58

? 50

? 48 - Captured by Malta 1732

? (ex-Swedish Sverige 80) - Wrecked during transfer voyage 1738

"Corona Ottomana" 70 - Carried by own slaves to Malta 1760, renamed San Salvadore, to France 1760/61, to Turkey 1761

Real Mustafa 84 - Blew up at the Battle of Chesma, 1770

? 100 - Flagship at the Battle of Chesma, 1770, where it was burnt

? 50 - Burnt at the Battle of Chesma, 1770

? 50 - Burnt at the Battle of Chesma, 1770

(11 battleships) - Burnt at the Battle of Chesma, 1770

Rodos 60 - Captured by Russia at the Battle of Chesma, 1770, sank 1770

? 66 - Aground and destroyed at Kos, 1770

? 74 - Destroyed Mitylene, 1771

? 74 - Destroyed Mitylene, 1771

? 54/60 - Blew up, 1787

? 66

? 64 - Burnt 1788

? 64 - Burnt 1788

? 54 - Aground and captured by Russia 1788 and renamed Leontii Mutchenik 62

(5 battleships) 40-60 - Aground and destroyed 1788

? 74 - Burnt and blew up at the Battle of Tendra, 1790

Melike Bahri 66 - Captured by Russia at the Battle of Tendra, 1790, renamed Ioann Predtecha

Selimiye/Sultan Selim 126 (c. 1795)

? 64 - Aground and sank 1807

Sadd al-Bahr 84 - Captured by Russia 1807, captured by France 1809

Anka-yi bahri 84

Taus i bahri 84

Tevfik-numa 84

Bisharet (or Biafaret?) 84

Kilid-i bahri 84

Sayyad-i bahri 74

Gulbang-i-Nusrat 74

Jebel-andaz 74

? - Destroyed by fireship 1821

Mansur el liwa 84 - Destroyed by fireship 1822

? - Destroyed by fireship 1822

Ghyu h Rewan 84 - Flagship at the Battle of Navarino, 1827, where it was damaged

Burj Zafer* 74

Fatih Bahri 74 - Sunk at the Battle of Navarino, 1827

Ainduie 74

Bekberi-kufret 74

Faouish* 100

Fethiye/Fathie* 96

Fivrie 74

Mahmudiye/Mahmoudie* 120

Makademi-Lair 76

Mandouhie* 100

Mesudiye/Messoudie/Masudiya* 118/120 (1829)

Nizamiye 72

Nuzretiye 72

Raousierie* 100

Rechrifie* 90

Tesrifiye 96

See also

History of the Turkish Navy

List of Turkish battleships

List of Turkish steam battleships

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article List of Turkish sail battleships