Battle of Chios Strait

5th July 1770
Part of : Russo-Turkish War (1768 - 1774)
Previous action : Action of Nafplio 27.5.1770 - 28.5.1770
Next action : Battle of Chesma 7.7.1770

 

Russia

 
Russian Fleet, Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov (1737-1808)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Trekh Ierarkhov (66) Samuel Greig (1736-1788)Fleet Flagship Flag of Alexei Orlov
Sviatoslav (80)  Squadron Flagship Flag of John Elphinstone
Sviatoi Evstafii Plakida (66)  Squadron Flagship Exploded Flag of Grigory Spridov
Sviatoi Januarii (66)  
Saratov (66)  
Trekh Sviatitelei (66)  
Evropa (66)  
Rostislav (66)  
Ne Tron Menia (66)  
Afrika (32)  
Nadezhda (32)  
Sviatoi Nikolai (26)  
Grom (6)  
 

Ottoman Empire

 
Ottoman Fleet, Mandalzade Hüsameddin Pasha

Kapudan Pasha Hüsameddin was ashore when this action was fought. See following action (Battle of Chesma) for estimate of Ottoman light forces.

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Burc-i Zafer (70)  Squadron Flagship Exploded Flag of Cezayirli Hasan Pasha
Hısn-ı Bahri (70)  Squadron Flagship Flag of Ali Bey
Ziver-i Bahri (70)  Squadron Flagship Flag of Cafer Bey
Peleng-i Bahri (62)  
Ukab-ı Bahri (62)  
Seyf-i Bahri (62)  
Mukaddeme-i Şeref (54)  
Meskin-i Gazi (52)  
Semend-i Bahri (50)  
Tılsım-ı Bahri (42)  
 

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