Blockade of Chio

23rd July 1681 - October 1681

French fleet : 5 ships , 1 hospital ship , 1 fireship Espion and 2 flutes Voile and Bienvenu

Fleet of Tripoli under Mustapha Chiquetto : 5 ships and Lune , Dragon , Cheval Blanc


Royaume de France (Marine Royale) - Abraham II Duquesne (1610-1688)

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Ferme (60) Camille de Digoine du Palais (1647-1721)Fleet Flagship
Fort (56) Charles-François Davy (Marquis d'Amfreville) (1628-1692)
Le Fleuron (48) Max du Périer (Chevalier du Mesné) (1640-1689)
La Sirène (46)  
Le Cheval Marin (42) Henri Cauchon de L'Héry (Chevalier de L'Héry) (d.1684)
Le Sérieux (40)  
Trident (36)   as Hospital Ship

Notes on Action


Under bombardement , the Lune and 2 others ships are destroyed

Destruction of the North and South Forts and killing of 50 seamens of Tripoli

Blockade of the others 2500 seamens in the port

The 08/08/1681 , arrival of the Capounda-pacha with 33 ottoman galleys

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