Battle of Chios Strait

5th July 1770
Part of : Russo-Turkish War (1768 - 1774)
Previous action : Action of Nafplio 27th May 1770 - 28th May 1770
Next action : Battle of Chesma 7th July 1770

 

Russia

 
Russian Fleet, Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Trekh Ierarkhov (66) 66Samuel GreigFleet Flagship Flag of Alexei Orlov
Sviatoslav (80) 80 Squadron Flagship Flag of John Elphinstone
Sviatoi Evstafii Plakida (66) 66 Squadron Flagship Exploded Flag of Grigory Spridov
Sviatoi Januarii (66) 66 
Saratov (66) 66 
Trekh Sviatitelei (66) 66 
Evropa (66) 66 
Rostislav (66) 66 
Ne Tron Menia (66) 66 
Afrika (32) 32 
Nadezhda (32) 32 
Sviatoi Nikolai (26) 26 
Grom (6) 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 NameGunsCommanderNotes
Burc-i Zafer (70) 70 Squadron Flagship Exploded Flag of Cezayirli Hasan Pasha
Hısn-ı Bahri (70) 70 Squadron Flagship Flag of Ali Bey
Ziver-i Bahri (70) 70 Squadron Flagship Flag of Cafer Bey
Peleng-i Bahri (62) 62 
Ukab-ı Bahri (62) 62 
Sebk-i Bahri (62) 62 
Mukaddeme-i Şeref (54) 54 
Meskin-i Gazi (52) 52 
Semend-i Bahri (50) 50 
Tılsım-ı Bahri (42) 42 
 

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