Action of 26th May 1646

26th May 1646
Part of : Cretan War (1645 - 1669)
Previous action : Action of 28th September 1645 28th September 1645
Next action : Action of 14th August 1646 14th August 1646

An Ottoman attempt to leave the Dardanelles. They were attacked by the Venetians and forced back after an action of 7 hours.

On the 4th June the Ottoman's tried again with 60 galleys and 4 galleasses, aided by light winds which prevented the Venetians from intercepting, they sailed on to Chios and eventually to the invasion of Crete.

 

Venice - Tommaso Morosini

 
Venetian Galleons

23 Ships

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Madonna della Salute 50 
 

Ottoman Empire - Koca Musa Pasha

 
Turkish Galleys

75 Galleys

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
 
Turkish Galleasses

5 Galleasses

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
 

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