List of Turkish sail battleships

This is a list of Turkish and African states large sailing ships and sail battleships of the period 1500-1859:

Algiers:
*? c. 50 - Scuttled in battle 1624
*? 46 - Sunk 1665
*Marygold - Captured by England 1677, wrecked 1679
*? - Captured by England as "Tiger Prize" 1678, scuttled as breakwater 1696
*? - Captured by England 1679, renamed "Greyhound" 42
*Golden Horse - Captured by England 1681, scuttled 1688
*Half Moon - Captured by England 1681, burnt 1686
*Two Lions - Captured by England 1681, sold 1688
*Star 50 - Captured by Rome 1695
*Half Moon 40 - Captured by Malta 1713
*? 56 - Sank 1714
*other battleships and/or frigates which took part in battles in 1696, 1791 and 1827

Egypt:
All were built around 1833, most/all in Alexandria. Most didn't last long.

*Abu Qur/Aboukir 74/84/94
*Akka 100
*Alep 100
*Bernisouef 100
*Beylan/Beleng 80/86/96
*Fayoum 100
*Halab 100
*Hims/Hems 100
*al-Iskandriyah/Iskandr/Iskender 100 or 96
*al-Mansurah/Mansourah 100/104 (1831)
*Misr 100
*al-Muhallat al-Kubra/Mehallet-el-Kabyr 100 (1831)
*al Qahirah 100
*Sham 100

Tripoli:
*White Crowned Eagle 50 - Captured and sunk by the English, 1676
*?* (Half Moon?) 42
*?* (Half Moon?) 42
*?* (Dragon?) 38
*Sun* 40
*Flying Horse* 38
*? 56 - Burnt 1709
*? 48 - Captured by Malta 1723

"Ships marked * are from a 1679 list of the Tripolitan fleet"

Tunis:
*? 40 - Captured by Malta 1628
*? 46 - Captured by Malta 1640
*Rose of Tunis 46 - Captured by Malta 1706, renamed "Santa Croce"
*? 38 - Captured by France 1727, to Tunis 1727

Turkey:
In 1839, during the war with Egypt, a Turkish admiral defected and sailed virtually the entire Turkish fleet to Alexandria where it joined the Egyptian fleet. The Egyptian fleet sailed out to meet it, and there was a chance of a major battle until it was realized they were friendly. The ships were returned in 1840. The ships involved are marked *. Some of the later ships are probably duplicates due to poor transliteration/translation of names:

*Comte Maurice 50 - Sunk 1609
*? 60? - Captured by Naples 1618
*? 50 - Sank 1630
*? 50
*? 46
*? 54 - Captured by Malta and sank, 1654
*Tre Naranceri 40 - Sunk 1662
*? 60-70? - Captured by privateers 1669
*? 60-70? - Blew up 1669
*Nachis 70 - Burnt 1686
*? (ex-Venetian "San Iseppo"/"San Giuseppe" 44, captured 1690) - Possibly captured by Algeria, not Turkey
*Beneghem 66 - Captured by Malta 1700
*? 58 (ex-Russian "Bozhie Predvyedenie", captured 1710)
*? 50 (ex-Russian " Lastka", captured 1710)
*? 48 - Captured by Malta 1732
*? (ex-Swedish "Sverige" 80) - Wrecked during transfer voyage 1738
*"Corona Ottomana" 70 - Carried by own slaves to Malta 1760, renamed "San Salvadore", to France 1760/61, to Turkey 1761
*Real Mustafa 84 - Blew up at the Battle of Chesma, 1770
*? 100 - Flagship at the Battle of Chesma, 1770, where it was burnt
*? 50 - Burnt at the Battle of Chesma, 1770
*? 50 - Burnt at the Battle of Chesma, 1770
*(11 battleships) - Burnt at the Battle of Chesma, 1770
*Rodos 60 - Captured by Russia at the Battle of Chesma, 1770, sank 1770
*? 66 - Aground and destroyed at Kos, 1770
*? 74 - Destroyed Mitylene, 1771
*? 74 - Destroyed Mitylene, 1771
*? 54/60 - Blew up, 1787
*? 66 (ex-Russian "Maria Magadalina", captured 1787)
*? 64 - Burnt 1788
*? 64 - Burnt 1788
*? 54 - Aground and captured by Russia 1788 and renamed "Leontii Mutchenik" 62
*(5 battleships) 40-60 - Aground and destroyed 1788
*? 74 - Burnt and blew up at the Battle of Tendra, 1790
*Melike Bahri 66 - Captured by Russia at the Battle of Tendra, 1790, renamed "Ioann Predtecha"
*Selimiye/Sultan Selim 126 (c. 1795)
*? 64 - Aground and sank 1807
*Sadd al-Bahr 84 - Captured by Russia 1807, captured by France 1809
*Anka-yi bahri 84
*Taus i bahri 84
*Tevfik-numa 84
*Bisharet (or "Biafaret"?) 84
*Kilid-i bahri 84
*Sayyad-i bahri 74
*Gulbang-i-Nusrat 74
*Jebel-andaz 74
*? - Destroyed by fireship 1821
*Mansur el liwa 84 - Destroyed by fireship 1822
*? - Destroyed by fireship 1822
*Ghyu h Rewan 84 - Flagship at the Battle of Navarino, 1827, where it was damaged
*Burj Zafer* 74
*Fatih Bahri 74 - Sunk at the Battle of Navarino, 1827
*Ainduie 74
*Bekberi-kufret 74
*Faouish* 100
*Fethiye/Fathie* 96
*Fivrie 74
*Mahmudiye/Mahmoudie* 120
*Makademi-Lair 76
*Mandouhie* 100
*Mesudiye/Messoudie/Masudiya* 118/120 (1829)
*Nizamiye 72
*Nuzretiye 72
*Raousierie* 100
*Rechrifie* 90
*Tesrifiye 96

ee also

*History of the Turkish Navy
*List of Turkish battleships
*List of Turkish steam battleships


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