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Action of Nafplio

27th May 1770 - 28th May 1770
Part of : Russo-Turkish War (1768 - 1774)
Next action : Battle of Chios Strait 5.7.1770



Russian Squadron,
John ElphinstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1783

Three chartered English merchantmen with the squadrom were named Graf Chernyshev (22 guns), Graf Panin (18 guns) and Graf Orlov (18 guns).

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Sviatoslav (80) 1769-1770
Russian 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
 Fleet Flagship Flag of John Elphinstone
Ne Tron Menia (66) 1763-1775
Russian 66 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Saratov (66) 1765-1791
Russian 66 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Afrika (32) 1768-1790
Russian 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Nadezhda (32) 1762-1780
Russian 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Sviatoi Pavel (22) 1770-1782
Russian 22 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
1779 Renamed "Arkhipelag"

Ottoman Empire

Ottoman Fleet

The Ottoman fleet consisted of 13 ships of the line and several smaller vessels (according to Elphinstone: other estimates vary slighly).

Ship NameCommanderNotes



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