Battle of Chios Strait

5th July 1770
Part of : Russo-Turkish War (1768 - 1774)
Previous action : Action of 1770-05-27 27th May 1770
Next action : Battle of Chesma 7th July 1770



Russian Fleet, Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Trekh Ierarkhov 66Samuil Karlovich GreigFleet Flagship Flag of Alexei Orlov
Sviatoslav 80 Squadron Flagship Flag of John Elphinstone
Sviatoi Evstafii Plakida 66 Squadron Flagship Exploded Flag of Grigory Spridov
Sviatoi Januarii 66 
Saratov 66 
Trekh Sviatitelei 66 
Evropa 66 
Rostislav 66 
Ne Tron Menia 66 
Afrika 32 
Nadezhda 32 
Sviatoi Nikolai 26 
Grom 6 

Ottoman Empire

Ottoman Fleet, Mandalzade Hüsameddin Pasha

Kapudan Pasha Hüsameddin was ashore when this action was fought. See following action (Battle of Chesma) for estimate of Ottoman light forces.

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Burc-i Zafer 70 Squadron Flagship Exploded Flag of Cezayirli Hasan Pasha
Hısn-ı Bahri 70 Squadron Flagship Flag of Ali Bey
Ziver-i Bahri 70 Squadron Flagship Flag of Cafer Bey
Peleng-i Bahri 62 
Ukab-ı Bahri 62 
Sebk-i Bahri 62 
Mukaddeme-i Şeref 54 
Meskin-i Gazi 52 
Semend-i Bahri 50 
Tılsım-ı Bahri 42 


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