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Yılan Başlı

22180
The Snake
Nominal Guns34NWF
NationalityOttoman Empire
OperatorState Navy
Launched1714NWF
First Commissioned1717NWF
How acquiredPurpose builtNWF
ShipyardUnknownNWF
CategoryFifth RateNWF
Ship TypeShip of the Line NWF
Sailing RigShip RiggedNWF
Last known1724NWF

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1717650 NWF

Service History


DateEventSource
12.6.1717Battle of Imbros
19.7.1717Battle of Matapan


Notes on Ship


ArmamentNWF
A unique ship with 2x"üç kantar" monster guns firing marble balls

 

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Posted by Hilmi on Sunday 7th of March 2021 20:57

Yılan Başlı Galleon is 51.5 zira long in galleons list of 1730

According to the galleon construction edict, it is 18 zira deck width.

Possible dimensions according to this information

Length of Gundeck : 47,23 m. (from formule)
Length of Keel : 39,04 m. (51,5 zira)
Breadth : 13,64 m. (18 zira)
Dept in Hold : 6,44 m. (8,5 zira)
Bruthen : 1365 Tons BM.

Possible Armament by tonnage capacity.

Lower Gun Deck : 2 Turkish 132-Okka Gun
Lower Gun Deck : 8 Turkish 44-Okka Gun
Lower Gun Deck : 8 Turkish 14-Okka Gun
Upper Gun Deck : 16 Turkish 3-Okka Gun

Broadside Weight = 388 Turkish Okka (497,73 kg.)


Posted by Hilmi on Friday 29th of January 2021 16:24

British cannons information copy error. Sorry. Please delete those extra posts from the previous comment.


Posted by Hilmi on Friday 29th of January 2021 16:20

Yılan Başlı Galleon is 51.5 zira long in galleons list of 1730

According to the galleon construction edict, it is 18 zira deck width.

Possible dimensions according to this information

Length of Gundeck : 47,23 m. (from formule)
Length of Keel : 39,04 m. (51,5 zira)
Breadth : 13,64 m. (18 zira)
Dept in Hold : 6,44 m. (8,5 zira)
Bruthen : 1365 Tons BM.

Possible Armament by tonnage capacity.

Lower Gun Deck : 2 Turkish 132-Okka Gun
Lower Gun Deck : 8 Turkish 44-Okka Gun
Lower Gun Deck : 8 Turkish 14-Okka Gun
Upper Gun Deck : 16 Turkish 3-Okka Gun

Broadside Weight = 388 Turkish Okka (497,73 kg.)

Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

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