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The Great Rose
Nominal Guns66NWF
NationalityOttoman Empire
OperatorState Navy
First Commissioned1717NWF
How acquiredPurpose builtNWF
CategoryThird RateNWF
Ship TypeShip of the Line NWF
Sailing RigShip RiggedNWF
Last known1730NWF

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1717700 NWF

Service History

12.6.1717Battle of Imbros
19.7.1717Battle of Matapan


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Posted by Hilmi on Friday 29th of January 2021 16:54

The cannons put into the 55 zira galleon in 1708 were:

Lower Gun Deck: 26 Turkish 9-Okka Gun
Upper Gun Deck: 24 Turkish 5-Okka Gun
Quarterdeck : 8 Turkish 3-Okka Gun
Forecastle : 2 Turkish 9-Okka Gun

Broadside Weight = 198 Turkish Okka (253,99 kg.)

The ship's 700 soldiers and possible dimensions to carry these weapons:

Length of Gundeck : 49,65 m. (from formule)
Length of Keel : 41,69 m. (55 zira)
Breadth : 13,27 m. (17,5 zira)
Dept in Hold : 5,57 m. (From formule)
Bruthen : 1378 Tons BM.

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