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Nominal Guns44ref:1668
NationalityOttoman Empire
OperatorState Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtref:1668
CategoryFourth Rateref:1668
National RateSagir Kalyon (small galleon)ref:817
Ship TypeShip of the Line ref:817
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:817
Last known1740ref: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)


1740Broadside Weight = 83 Turkish Okka (234.724 lbs 106.4724 kg)ref:1667
Lower Gun Deck20 Turkish 5-Okka Gun
Upper Gun Deck18 Turkish 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 Turkish 1.5-Okka Gun
Forecastle2 Turkish 3-Okka Gun

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1730400In 1718, the 43,5 zira galleons of the same size, sent to the Mediterranean Campaign, had 400 personnel.ref:1667


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