Melikü’l Bahr

21415
Nominal Guns70NWF
NationalityOttoman Empire
OperatorState Navy
Launched1778NWF
How acquiredPurpose builtNWF
ShipyardConstantinople - Turkey NWF
CategoryThird RateNWF
Ship TypeShip of the Line NWF
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Foundered9.9.1790NWF

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNWF
Length of Keel57.5Turkish Zirai43.1889 (141′ 8″ Imperial)

Armament


1790Broadside Weight = 436 Turkish Okka (1233.1824 lbs 559.3444 kg)ref:666
Lower Gun Deck4 Turkish 1/2 Kantar Gun
Lower Gun Deck22 Turkish 40-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 Turkish 25-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 Turkish 25-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 Turkish 14-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
19.7.1790Battle of Kerch Strait
8.9.1790Battle of Tendra
9.9.1790

Sank at Tendra in the night after the battle.

NWF

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Hilmi on Monday 1st of February 2021 17:13

Possible dimensions of Melik-i Bahri Galleon.

Length of Gundeck : 53,37 m. (from formule)
Length of Keel : 43,59 m. (57,5 zira)
Breadth : 16,30 m. (21,5 zira)
Dept in Hold : 6,18 m. (From formule)
Bruthen : 2175 Tons BM.

Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Sunday 28th of February 2021 15:40ulrich_hankeDanish yacht 'Vildanden' (1789)
Sunday 28th of February 2021 10:49Paul WalshBritish Fifth Rate ship 'Fellowship' (1643) (28)
Sunday 28th of February 2021 10:06Cy Philip Carteret (d.1748)
Sunday 28th of February 2021 06:20Albert Parker Philip Carteret (d.1748)
Sunday 28th of February 2021 00:20Michael Tinker John Bladen Tinker (c.1725-1767)