Recent updates

Recent Comments

Hümay-ı Bahri

Nominal Guns32ref:555
NationalityOttoman Empire
OperatorState Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtref:555
CategoryFifth Rateref:555
Ship TypeFrigateref:555
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:555
Last known1766ref:555


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:555
Length of Keel38Turkish Zirai28.804 (94′ 6″ Imperial)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1667
Length of Gundeck35.63Meters116′ 10″ Imperial
Breadth11.37Meters37′ 3″ Imperial
Depth in Hold4.93Meters16′ 2″ Imperial
Burthen700Tons BM 


1766Broadside Weight = 59.5 Turkish Okka (168.266 lbs 76.3266 kg)ref:666
Lower Gun Deck16 Turkish 5-Okka Gun
Upper Gun Deck10 Turkish 3-Okka Gun
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 Turkish 1.5-Okka Gun

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
176830037.5 and 38 zira, Ottoman Karavele galleons staffed for war 300 sailors. In peacetime, personnel are variable. usually consists of 250 sailors.ref:555


Previous comments on this page

Posted by Hilmi on Thursday 22nd of April 2021 17:55

Hümay-ı Bahri (1766) 38 Zira.

Length of Gundeck: 35,63 meters (From formula).
Length of Keel: 28,80 meters. (38 Zira).
Breadth: 11,37 meters. (15 Zira).
Depth of Hold: 4,93 meters. (Possible Hatch depth).
TONAJ (Bruthen): 700 tons.

Make a comment about this page

Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Saturday 18th of September 2021 11:58Linda C. Jones
Friday 17th of September 2021 16:14Candy Herwin
Friday 17th of September 2021 01:18John DickieLouisbourg Expedition
Thursday 16th of September 2021 15:05Michelle Lallement
Raymond-Antoine HaranFrench
Ship Builder
Wednesday 15th of September 2021 07:26John Manley
Isaac George ManleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1768-1814