Action of 27th January 1647

27th January 1647
Part of : Cretan War (1645 - 1669)
Previous action : Action of 14th August 1646 14.8.1646
Next action : Battle of Focchies 12.5.1649

The Ottoman fleet of 45 galleys attacks the ship of the Venetian admiral Tommaso Morosini. Both Morosini and the Ottoman admiral, Kara Musa Pasha, are killed. After suffering significant casualties, the Turks are driven off by the arrival of the remaining Venetian fleet.

 

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