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Battle of the Dardanelles

22nd May 1807 - 23rd May 1807
Part of : Russo-Turkish War (1806 - 1812)
Previous action : Capture of Anapa 27.4.1807
Next action : Bombardment of Trabzon 23.6.1807 - 24.6.1807

 

Ottoman Empire

 
Turkish Fleet,
Seydi AliTurkish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807

The Turkish fleet consisted of 1 ship of 120 guns, 3 ships of 80 guns, 4 ships of 74 guns, 6 frigates, 4 corvettes, 1 brig and about 50 gunboats. Names of individual vessels are not known. The 120-gun ship carried the flag of Kapudan Pasha Seydi Ali. Three Turkish ships of the line (other than the fleet flagship) were severely damaged.

Ship NameCommanderNotes
 

Russia

 
Russian Fleet,
Dmitry Nikolayevich SeniavinRussian
Naval Sailor
Service 1763-1831
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Tvyordyi (80) 1805-1813
Russian 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 Fleet Flagship Flag of Dmitry Seniavin
Retvizan (64) 1790-1813
Russian 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 Squadron Flagship Flag of Aleksey Greig
Rafail (80) 1802-1808
Russian 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
LukinRussian
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1807
Arkhangel Uriil (80) 1802-1809
Russian 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 
Iaroslav (74) 1799-1813
Russian 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 
Selafail (74) 1802-1813
Russian 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 
Silnyi (74) 1804-1819
Russian 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 
Sviataia Elena (74) 1785-1808
Russian 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 
Moshchnyi (66) 1805-1817
Russian 66 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 
Skoryi (66) 1805-1813
Russian 66 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 
Venus (40) 1789-1808
Russian 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
 
 

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Posted by Brian Stephens on Sunday 20th of April 2014 16:59

The Times, July 1, 1807 (Charlestown S.C.)
A list of Turkish ships and vessels taken and destroyed by the squadron under the command of Vice-Admiral John Thomas Duckworth, K.B. at anchor of Point Pesquies, the 19th February 1807, within the forts of the Dardanelles.
Burnt - 1 line of battle ship, 64 guns
4 frigates; 3 corvettes; 1 brig; 2 gun-boats; taken possession of 1 corvette and 1 gun-boat.
J.T. Duckworth.

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