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Thiolu

    • İşkodra, Böğürtlen
  • Rusçuk
    • Hizber, Hayreddin, Aziziye, Seyyar, Sofya, Islahat, Niş, Şehbaz-i Bahri, Vidin
  • Tutrakan
    • Şevket Nüma
  • Silistre

Dispositions in 1877[]

In 1877, the naval ships of the Ottoman Navy were disposed as follows:[1]

Mediterranean Fleet

  • 1st Fleet (Volos)
    • Mahmûdiye, Âsâr-ı Şevket, Bursa, Resmo
  • 2nd Fleet (Crete)
    • Azîziye, Mukaddeme-i Hayır, İclâliye, Libnan, Muzaffer, Edirne
  • 3rd Fleet (Preveza)

Bosporus Fleet

Constantinople

Guard vessels

  • Fethiye (Büyükdere), Şadiye (Golden Horn), Mansûre (Smyrna)

Under repair at Tersâne-i Âmire

  • Tahir-i Bahri, Peyk-i Şevket, Kosova, Peyk-i Zafer, Ertuğrul, Hizber, Kandiye, Akadiye, Eser-i Nusret, İsmail, İskenderiye

Fleet organisation in March 1877[]

In March 1977, the Ottoman Navy was structured as follows:[1]

Black Sea Fleet (Ferik Bozcaadalı Hasan Hüsnü Pasha)

  • Black Sea Ironclad Squadron (Liva Mustafa Pasha)
    • Âsâr-ı Tevfik, Orhaniye, Âsâr-ı Şevket, Necm-i Şevket, Iclâliye, Feth-i Bülend, Muin-i Zafer, Avnillah
  • Black Sea Wooden Hulled Squadron (Liva Ahmed Pasha)
    • Hüdavendigâr, Mubir-i Sürur, Sinop, Muzaffer, Izmir, Edirne, Asır, Ismail, Mecidiye

Mediterranean Fleet (Ferik Giritli Hüseyin Pasha)

  • Mediterranean Ironclad Squadron (Milalay Faik Bey)
    • Mesudiye, Aziziye, Osmaniye, Mahmudiye, Mukaddeme-i Hayır
  • Mediterranean Wooden Hulled Squadron (Liva Hasan Pasha)
    • Selimiye, Mansure, Utarit, Eser-i Cedîd, Sehir, Taif, Fevaid, Talia

Bosporus Squadron

  • Fethiye, Izzeddin, Kandiye, Hanya, Medar-i Zafer, Âsâr-ı Nusret

Danube Squadron (Ferik Mehmet Arif Pasha)

  • Lütf-ü Celîl, Hıfz-ür Rahman, Hizber, Seyfi, Semendire, Feth-ül Islam, Böğürtlen, İşkodra, Podgoriçe, Akka, Varna, Şevket Nüma, Sultaniye, Mürvet-i Nusret, Mesir-i Bahri, Feyz-i Bahri, Serafeddin, Medar-i Tevfik, Kayseriye, Batum, Selânik, Mersin, Lütfiye, Pursut, Canik, Kılıç Ali

Ottoman Danube Steamship Company (İdare-i Nehriye)

  • Hüseyin, Nüzhet, Arkadi, Islahat, Rusçuk, Aziziye, Seyyar, Lom, Vidin, Niş, Ziştovi, Sofya, Seyyar

Danube Squadron[]

In 1877, Danube Squadron of the Ottoman Navy was disposed as follows:[1]

April 27, 1877

  • Vidin
    • Varna, Ziştovi
  • Lom
    • Rusçuk
  • Rahova (present day: Oryahovo)
    • Podgoriçe
  • Niğbolu (present day: Nikopol)
    • İşkodra, Böğürtlen
  • Rusçuk (present day: Ruse)
    • Aziziye, Seyyar, Sofya, Islahat, Lom, Vidin, Niş
  • Tutrakan
    • Hizber, Şevket Nüma, Semendire, Arkadi
  • Silistre (present day: Silistra)
    • Kılıç Ali, Akka, Nüzhetiye, Şehbaz-i Bahri

July 10, 1877

  • Vidin
    • Varna, Ziştovi
  • Rahova
    • Podgoriçe
  • Niğb'

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. 194.


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