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This list includes fleet organisations of the Ottoman Navy during the Balkan Wars.

Dispositions on October 10, 1912[]

On October 10, 1912, the naval ships of the Ottoman Navy was disposed as follows:[1]

Haydarpaşa, Constantinople (present day: Istanbul)

Golden Horn (shipyard), Constantinople

  • Gayret-i Vatâniye, Berk Efşan, Peleng-i Derya, Berk-i Satvet, Draç, Nur-ül Bahir

Golden Horn, Constantinople

  • İclâliye, Basra

Dolmabahçe, Constantinople

  • Ertğrul

Kabataş, Constantinople

  • Istanbul (tug)

Arnavutköy, Constantinople

  • Söğütlü

Bosporus-Büyükdere, Constantinople

  • Yâdigâr-ı Millet, Muâvenet-i Millîye, Nümûne-i Hamiyet, Samsun, Taşoz, Sivrihisar, Demirhisar, Musul, Kütahya, Zuhâf, Nevşehir, Tîr-i Müjgan

Sinop

Çanakkale

  • Mesudiye, Âsâr-ı Tevfik, Yarhisar, Hamidabad, Akhisar

Preveza

  • Antalya, Tokad, No. 9, No. 11

Salonika (present day: Thessaloniki)

  • Feth-i Bülend, Fuad

Smyrna (present day: İzmir)

  • Muin-i Zafer, Yunus, Timsah, İzzeddin, Trabzon

Suez

  • Peyk-i Şevket, Beyrut, Malatya, Taşköprü, Yozgat

Fleet organisation on October 16, 1912[]

On October 16, 1912, the Ottoman Navy was structured as follows:[1]

  • Bosporus Fleet (Commander: Kalyon Kaptanı Tahir Bey)
    • Barbaros Hayreddin (Korvet Kaptanı Enver Hakkı Efendi), Turgut Reis (Korvet Kaptanı İsmail Ahmer Efendi), Muâvenet-i Millîye (Birinci Sınıf Yüzbaşı Galatalı Ali Bey), Yâdigâr-ı Millet (Birinci Sınıf Yüzbaşı Fahri Cemal Bey), Nümûne-i Hamiyet (Korvet Kaptanı Hamdi Mahmud Bey), Samsun (Birinci Sınıf Yüzbaşı Osman İzzet Bey), Basra (Birinci Sınıf Yüzbaşı Cemal Ali Bey), Taşoz, Musul, Akhisar, Sultanhisar, Sivrihisar, Zuhaf, Nevşehir
  • Derdanelles Fleet (Commander: Korvet Kaptanı Tevfik Bey) 
    • Mesudiye (Korvet Kaptanı Tevfik Bey), Âsâr-ı Tevfik (Korvet Kaptanı Mehmed Emin Bey), Hamidabad
  • Black Sea Headquarters (Commandr: Birinci Sınıf Yüzbaşı Hüseyin Rauf Bey)
    • Hamidiye (Birinci Sınıf Yüzbaşı Hüseyin Rauf Bey), Mecidiye (Korvet Kaptanı Arif Nebil Bey)
  • Tersâne-i Âmire
    • Berk-i Satvet, Gayret-i Vatâniye, Yarhisar, Berk Efşan, Kütahya, Draç, Demirhisar

Fleet organisation on December 19, 1912[]

On December 19, 1912, the Ottoman Navy was structured as follows:[1]

  • Armoured Warship Division (Commander: Kalyon Kaptanı Ramiz Bey)
    • Barbasos Hayreddin, Turgut Reis, Mesudiye, Âsâr-ı Tevfik, Demirhisar, Sultanhisar, Sivrihisar, Hamidabad
  • 1st Destroyer Division (Commander: Birinci Sınıf Yüzbaşı Hüseyin Rauf Bey)
    • Berk-i Satvet, Yâdigâr-ı Millet, Muâvenet-i Millîye, Taşoz, Basra
  • 2nd Destroyer Division (Commander: Yüzbaşı Hakkı Eşref Efendi)
    • Mecidiye, Nümûne-i Hamiyet, Gayret-i Vatâniye, Yarhisar
  • 3rd Division (Commander: Korvet Kaptanı İsmail Bey)
    • Tîr-i Müjgan (workshop ship), İntibâh (salvage tug), Reşid Paşa (hospital ship), Samsun, Akhisar, Samsun (tug)

Fleet organisation on December 20, 1912[]

On December 20, 1912, the Ottoman Navy was structured as follows:[2]

  • Armoured Warship Division (Commander: Kalyon Kaptanı Ramiz Bey)
    • Barbasos Hayreddin, Turgut Reis, Mesudiye, Demirhisar, Sultanhisar, Sivrihisar, Hamidabad, Reşid Paşa (hospital ship)
  • 1st Destroyer Division (Commander: Birinci Sınıf Yüzbaşı Hüseyin Rauf Bey)
    • Mecidiye, Muâvenet-i Millîye, Gayret-i Vatâniye, Nümûne-i Hamiyet
  • 2nd Destroyer Division (Commander: Yüzbaşı Hakkı Eşref Efendi)
    • Berk-i Satvet, Taşoz, Yarhisar, Basra
  • 3rd Division (Commander: Korvet Kaptanı İsmail Bey)
    • Âsâr-ı Tevfik, Samsun, Tîr-i Müjgan (workshop ship), İntibâh (salvage tug), Samsun (tug)

Sources[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Bernd Langensiepen, Ahmet Güleryüz, The Ottoman Steam Navy, 1828-1923, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 1995, ISBN 1-55750-659-0, p. 195.
  2. Bernd Langensiepen, Ahmet Güleryüz, The Ottoman Steam Navy, 1828-1923, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 1995, ISBN 1-55750-659-0, p. 196.


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