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Mavi Arslan Başlı

The Blue Lion
Nominal Guns46ref:1668
NationalityOttoman Empire
OperatorState Navy
CategoryFifth Rateref:1668
Ship TypeShip of the Line NWF
Sailing RigShip RiggedNWF
Last known1734ref:1668


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1667
Length of Gundeck40.03Meters131′ 3″ Imperial
Breadth11.75Meters38′ 6″ Imperial
Depth in Hold4.84Meters15′ 10″ Imperial
Burthen855Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1668
Length of Keel43.5Turkish Zirai32.594 (106′ 11″ Imperial)


1717Broadside Weight = 89 Turkish Okka (251.692 lbs 114.1692 kg)ref:1667
Location Unknown24 Turkish 5-Okka Gun
Location Unknown18 Turkish 3-Okka Gun
Location Unknown4 Turkish 1-Okka Gun

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1717400 NWF

Service History

12.6.1717Battle of Imbros
19.7.1717Battle of Matapan

Notes on Ship


This amount of weapons is the amount of "43.5 zira" galleon cannons in the document dated 1708 showing the number of cannons in the "Tersane-i Amire".


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Posted by Hilmi on Tuesday 2nd of February 2021 11:24

Possible dimensions of Mavi Aslan Başlı Galleon.

Length of Gundeck : 40,03 m. (from formule)
Length of Keel : 32,97 m. (43,5 zira)
Breadth : 11,75 m. (15,5 zira)
Dept in Hold : 4,67 m. (From formule)
Bruthen : 855 Tons BM.

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