Battle of Djerba

11th May 1560
Fought at : Djerba - The Mediterranean Sea

 

Notes on Action


NotesEWIKI
The battle took place near Jerba, Tunisia, and was a victory for an Ottoman Turkish galley fleet under the command of Piyale, over a mixed Christian galley fleet made up of Papal, Maltese, Neapolitan etc. forces. The allies lost 27 galleys and some smaller vessels as well as the fortified island of Jerba. This victory marked perhaps the high point of Turkish power in the Mediterranean Sea.

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