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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. KonyaevRussian
Naval Sailor

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

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Chesma (80) 1770-1781
Russian 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
M. T. KonyaevRussian
Naval Sailor
Squadron Flagship
Graf Orlov (66) 1770-1791
Russian 66 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 
Sviatoi Nikolai (26) 1770-1788
Russian 26 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
 
Slava (16) 1770-1776
Russian 16 Gun
Unrated
 
 

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