Battle of Patras

6th November 1772 - 8th November 1772
Fought at : Gulf of Patras - Ionion Sea
Part of : Russo-Turkish War (1768 - 1774)
Previous action : Battle of Chesma 7.7.1770
Next action : Action of 1773-07-04 4.7.1773

 

Ottoman Empire

 
Ottoman Squadron

On 5 November 9 Turkish frigates and 16 xebecs were at Patras or cruising nearby. The Russians destroyed 1 frigate and 2 xebecs next day followed by 8 frigates and 8 xebecs on 8 November.

Ship NameCommanderNotes
 

Russia

 
Russian Squadron, M. T. Konyaev

Russian light forces consisted of xebec Zabiiaka (18 guns) and polaccas Modon and Auza (12 guns each).

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Chesma (80) M. T. KonyaevSquadron Flagship
Graf Orlov (66)  
Sviatoi Nikolai (26)  
Slava (16)  
 

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