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Action of 1595

1595

 

Ottoman Empire

 
Bizertan squadron
Ship NameCommanderNotes
 

Malta

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Capitana 1588-1595
Maltese Unrated Galley
 
San Fede 1595-1595
Maltese Unrated Galley
 
San Croce 1595-1595
Maltese Unrated Galley
 
Vittoria 1595-1595
Maltese Unrated Galley
 
San Placido 1594-1595
Maltese Unrated Galley
 
 

Notes on Action


NotesE-WIKI
The "Action of 1595" was an indecisive naval battle between forces of Malta, then under the protection of the Knights of St. John, and Bizerte, then part of the Ottoman Empire.

The battle took place in late June or early July, 1595, after five Maltese galleys sailed south from Syracuse and encountered three Bizertine galleys off Longina. Two Maltese galleys failed to engage and the Bizertines escaped. There was some damage on both sides.


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