Battle of the Dardanelles

22nd May 1807 - 23rd May 1807
Part of : Russo-Turkish War (1806 - 1812)
Previous action : Capture of Anapa 27th April 1807
Next action : Bombardment of Trabzon 23rd June 1807 - 24th June 1807

 

Ottoman Empire

 
Turkish Fleet, Seydi Ali

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 NameGunsCommanderNotes
 

Russia

 
Russian Fleet, Dmitry Nikolayevich Seniavin
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Tvyordyi (80) 80 Fleet Flagship Flag of Dmitry Seniavin
Retvizan (64) 64 Squadron Flagship Flag of Aleksey Greig
Rafail (80) 80 Lukin
Arkhangel Uriil (80) 80 
Iaroslav (74) 74 
Selafail (74) 74 
Silnyi (74) 74 
Sviataia Elena (74) 74 
Moshchnyi (66) 66 
Skoryi (66) 66 
Venus (40) 40 
 

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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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