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Some Turkish small ships (frigates/corvettes)
(Zirai=757,74 mm, two kadem or ayak was one zirai. Other old length measures was : “arsin”=68 cm, and “endaze”=65 cm )

Ship or Captain Name

Year

Out of
Year

Guns

Building
Place

Keel
(zirai)?

Crew

Note

 

a Maltese prize

1699
prize

?

20

?

?

100

9 pdrs.

 

Nusret Nüma
(frigate)

1746

?

28

?

29,5
(35)

?

Repaired 1791-92.
Built 1746, 35 zira (zorlu p.148)

 

 

Erid Fettul
(frigate)

1772

?

32

Melite

37,5

?

 

 

Nejim e Zafer
(frigate)

1772

?

32

Melite

37,5

?

 

 

Perr i Bahri
(frigate)

1772

?

32

Melite

37,5

?

 

 

Kaplan Basli
(frigate)

1774
acquired

?

24

?

33,5

?

 

 

Mur e Bahri
(frigate)

1775

?

42

Rodos

41,5

?

 

 

Mashar Hidaet

(frigate)

1778
bought

?

28

(England)

35,5

?

Purchased from England.

 

Mazhar
(frigate)

1778
bought

?

42

(England)

41,5

?

Purchased from England.

 

Fatih i Bahri
(frigate)

1779

?

42

Marmara

41,5

?

 

 

Iks Pay
(frigate)

1780

?

42

Sinop

41,5

?

 

 

Sekir i Zafer
(frigate)

1782

?

42

Istanbul

41,5

?

 

 

Ead e Hak
(frigate)

1784

?

42

Melite

41,5

?

 

 

Gvinet Hazat
(frigate)

1784

?

32

Istanbul

37,5

?

 

 

Ir e Zafer
(frigate)

1784

?

42

Fas

41,5

?

 

 

Mürg i Bahri
(frigate)

?

1784
lost

?

?

37

?

(From Bostan)

 

Rehber i Nusret
(frigate)

1784

?

32

Istanbul

37,5

?

 

 

Tim Zafer
(frigate)

1784

?

32

Istanbul

37,5

?

 

 

Dad i Hakk
(frigate)

1785
bought

?

34

England

35,5
(43)

?

 

 

Mazhar i Saadet
(frigate)

1785
bought

?

34

England

37,5

 

 

Peyk i Zafer
(corvette)

1786
service

?

?

?

?

?

(From Bostan)

 

Hediye i Hakini
(corvette)

1789

?

22

Fas

31

?

 

 

Bidayetül Fütuh
(frigate)

1790/91
service

?

?

?

?

?

(From Bostan / Zorlu)

 

Salabet Nüma
(corvette)

1790
service

?

?

?

?

?

(From Bostan)

 

Serheng i Nusret
(frigate)

1790
service

?

?

?

?

?

(From Zorlu)

 

Bâis i Nusret
(frigate)

1791
mentioned

?

?

?

45

?

(From Zorlu)

 

Berk i Bahri
(frigate)

1791
service

?

?

?

?

?

(From Bostan)

 

Berk i Hatif
(frigate)

1791
service

?

?

?

?

?

(From Bostan)

 

Cabbar i Bahri
(frigate)

1791
service

?

?

?

?

?

(From Zorlu)

 

Cedid  i Gümrü
(frigate)

(1791)

?

?

?

45

?

(From Zorlu)

 

Hisn i Gurab
(corvette)

1791
service

?

?

?

?

?

(From Bostan)

 

Has Gazât
(corvette)

1791
mentioned

?

?

?

33

?

From “Zorlu”

 

Kaid i Zafer
(frigate)

1791
service)

?

?

?

?

?

(From Bostan)

 

Murg i Bahrî

(corvette)

(1791)

?

?

?

33

?

From “Zorlu”

 

Peyk i Nusret
(frigate)

1791
mentioned

?

?

?

30

?

(From Zorlu)

 

Sihab i Sakib
(bomb frigate)

1791
mentioned

?

?

?

30

?

repaired 1791-92. (Zorlu p.148)

 

Tilsim i Bahri
(bomb frigate)

1791
mentioned

?

29

?

30

?

repaired 1791-92.

 

Ferahnümâ
(corvette)

1792-93
(1791)

?

24

Silistre

37

250

 

 

Nimet i Huda
(frigate)

1792

?

40

?

43

250

 

 

Besir Zafer
(frigate)

(1793)

?

26

?

31,5

?

 

Gâzal-i Bahrî
(frigate)

1793
(1798)

?

42

Kemer

45

375

 

 

Jeiran i Bahri
(Kervan i Bahri)
(frigate)

(1793)

?

38

?

41,5

?

 

 

Nehenk i Bahrî
(frigate)

(1793)

?

24

?

27,5

?

 

 

Nesim i Zafer
(frigate)

1793

?

40

Rodos

47

375

 

 

Nusret
(frigate)

(1793)

?

38

?

43

?

 

Pir i Bahrî
(frigate)

(1793)

?

24

?

27,5

?

 

Sehab i Bahrî
(frigate)

(1793)

?

28

?

29,5

?

 

Senyad i Bahrî
(frigate)

(1793)

?

28

?

29

?

 

Sergenk I Bahrî
(frigate)

(1793)

?

36

?

37,5

?

 

Tuhfetul Muluk
(frigate)

(1793)

?

26

?

29,5

?

 

Hüma i Zafer

(frigate)

1794

?

50

Istanbul

53

450

Selim’s Programme.

 

Sehber i Zafer

(frigate)

1795

?

50

Rodos

53

450

 

 

Selamet Nüma
(corvette)

1795

?

26

Istanbul

33

150

 

 

Siar i Nusrat

(frigate)

1795

?

50

Rodos

51

450

 

 

Bûlheves
(frigate)

1796
(1797)

?

40

Kalas

41

?

Built by Mustafa Hoca.

 

Cengaver
(corvette)

1796

?

26

Istanbul

37

200

 

 

Mesken i Gazi
(frigate)

1796

?

50

Istanbul

53

450

Blew up in action at the Dardanelles 1807, but repaired.
Selim’s Programme.

 

Mürg-i Bahrî
(corvette)

1796-97

?

22

Kemer

27
(37)

120

(zorlu p.98)

 

Ruzgar i Bahrî
(corvette)

1796

?

22

Kalas

37

150

Same ship, that zorlu mentioned in page 102 ?
(10-guns, 37 zira, crew 150, built at kalas)

 

S̹evket Nümâ
(frigate)

1796

?

50

Lemnos/
Limni

51

450

Selim’s Programme.
(zorlu = galleon p.101)

 

Suca i Bahrî
(corvette)

1796

?

26

Istanbul

37

200

 

 

Zaver Küsa
(corvette)

1796

?

26

Istanbul

37

(200)

 

 

?

1797

?

?

Sohom

60

?

(zorlu p.102)

 

Hediyyetul Mulk

(frigate)

1797

?

46

Sinop

39

200

 

 

Shain i Derya
(Sahin i Derya)

(frigate)

1797

?

50

Eregli

53

450

 

Tiz Hareket
(frigate/corvette)

1797
(1787)

?

32
(26-28)

Rodos
(Istanbul)

37

(200)



 

Ates Fesan
(Corvette)

1798

?

26

Istanbul

37

175

 

Menba i Nusret
(ex Sol?)

(frigate)

1798

(1827)

?

?

57,5

?

From Bostan : listed as a frigate.
possibly cut down from Sol.
Possible lost at Navarin in 1827.

 

Rehber i Nusret
(corvette)

1798
(1796)

?

26

Rodos

35

200

 

Saika i Bahrî
(corvette)

1798

?

26

Istanbul

37

200

 

Bedr i Zafer
(frigate)

1799

?

50

Eregli

53

450

Selim’s Programme

 

Civan i Bahrî
(frigate)

1799

?

50

Limni

53

450

Selim’s Programme

 

Kusad i Bahrî
(frigate)

1799

?

38-40

Istanbul
(France)

37

300

 

Messerret i Bahrî
(corvette)

1799

?

22

Rodos

33

150

 

Iskenderiye
(frigate)

1801
service

1823

44

?

?

?

At Limnos 1807.
Wrecked at Cyprus 1823 (From Andreas von Mach).

 

Ayet i Hayir
(frigate)

(1807)

1807

40

?

?

?

Blew up in the Dardanelles action 19.2.1807

 

Ikbal Bar
(frigate)

(1807)

?

34

?

?

?

(From Zorlu)

 

Nesim i Futuh
(Nesim)
(frigate)

(1807)

1807

?

?

?

?

Blew up in the Dardanelles action 19.2.1807.
Possibly at Limnos 30.6.1807 after repair?.
Possible same ship that named “Nesim”, and burnt 1807.

 

Süreyya

(frigate)

(1807)

?

36

?

?

?

(From Zorlu)

 

Inyet i Bari
(frigate)

1808

?

?

?

49,5

?

(From Bostan)

 

Bahr i Vesi
(frigate)

1812

?

?

?

39

?

(From Bostan).
By the way, in here Finland “vesi” means “water”

 

Mirah Zafer
(frigate)

(1812)

?

?

?

?

?

?

 

Mirat i Zafer
(frigate)

(1812)

?

?

?

?

?

?

 

Süreyya
(frigate)

?

1812
lost

?

?

?

?

Lost in storm in the Black Sea.
(From Bostan)

 

Yildiz
(frigate)

?

1812
lost

?

?

?

?

Lost in storm in the Black Sea.
(From Bostan)

 

Irania
(frigate)

1813

?

50

?

?

?

 

Nuvid i Derya
(frigate)

1815

?

36

Istanbul

(39)

?

 

Bahri Zafer
(frigate)

(1821)

?

?

?

?

?

 

 

Avnillah
(frigate)

(1821)

1827

48

?

?

?

lost at Navarin 1827.

 

Feyz i Mirac
(frigate)

(1821)

?

48

?

?

?

at Navarin in 1827.

 

Mecra yi Zafer
(frigate)

(1821)

?

48

?

?

?

at Navarin in 1827.

 

Feyz i Nusret
(frigate)

(1821)

1827

50-60

?

?

?

lost at Navarin 1827.

 

Dide I Nusret
(frigate)

1823

?

48

?

53,5

?

 

 

Fal i Khair
(frigate)

?

1823
wrecked

44

?

?

?

(According to Andreas von Mach)

 

Fülk u Zafer
(corvette)

1823

?

30

Rodos

36

?

 

 

Zafer Küsa
(Küsad i Zafer)?
(frigate)

1823 or
1824

?

48

Gemlit

?

?

Possibly called also “Küsad i Zafer”.
(Andreas von Mach in Voy forums 6.11.05)

 

Bad i Nusret
(frigate)

1824

1827

48

?

?

?

lost at Navarin 1827.

 

Fal i Hayr
(corvette)

1824

?

?

Istanbul

38,5

?

(From Bostan)

 

Necim i Fesan

(corvette)

1824
(1828)

1853

24-26

?

?

?

Lost at Sinop 1853.

 

Feyz i Bahsa
(corvette)

1825

(1827)

(22)

Gemlik

?

?

Lost at Navarin 1827, but same name ship reported service
in 1829, so possibly salvaged?.

 

Giran i Bahrî
(frigate)

1825

?

54

Eregli

?

?

 

 

Ensar i Nusret
(frigate)

1825
service

?

?

?

?

?

(From Bostan)

 

Hayyiz i Nusret
(frigate)

1825
service)

?

?

?

?

?

(From Bostan)

 

Kaaid i Zafer
(frigate)

1825

1853

50-54

Sinop

54

?

Lost at Sinop 1853.

 

Kervan i Bahrî
(frigate)

1825

?

50-54

Eregli

55

480

At Navarin 1827.

 

Serac i Zafer
(corvette)

1825

?

(22)

Sinop

?

?

The ship was 35 m long.

 

Sürag i Bahrî
(corvette)

1825

?

22

?

?

 

 

Süheyl i Bahri
(corvette)

1825
service

?

?

?

?

?

(From Bostan)

 

Peyk i Nusret
(corvette)

1825
service

?

?

?

?

?

(From Bostan)

 

Mazhar i Saadet
(corvette)

1825
service

?

?

?

?

?

(From Bostan)

 

Bedr i zafer
(corvette)

1825
service

?

?

?

?

?

(From Bostan)

 

Bed i Nusret
(frigate)

(1825)

?

?

?

?

?

Lost at Navarin 1827.

 

Besir i Zafer
(frigate)

(1825)

?

?

?

?

?

Lost at Navarin 1827.

 

Gurre i Nusret
(frigate)

(1825)

?

?

?

?

?

Lost at Navarin 1827.

 

Feyz i Hüda
(corvette)

(1825)

?

?

?

?

?

 

Hilal i Zafer
(corvette)

(1825)

?

?

?

?

?

 

Nasyr i Bahri
(corvette)

(1825)

?

?

?

?

?

 

Müjde Resan
(frigate)

(1825)

?

?

?

?

?

Lost at Navarin 1827.

 

Ferah Nüma
(corvette)

1826

1870

20-22

Eregli

39

?

Hulked 1870.

 

Feyz i Felek
(corvette)

(1827)

1827

30

?

?

?

Lost at Navarin 1827.

 

Nusrat y Avar
(frigate)

?

1827

?

?

?

?

(From Emir Yener in Voy Forums)

 

Pertek i Nusrat
(frigate)

?

1827

?

?

?

?

(From Emir Yener in Voy Forums)

 

Tair i Bahrî
(corvette)

(1827)

1827

30

?

?

?

Lost at Navarin 1827.

 

Nesim i Zafer
(frigate)

1827

1853

52-60

Sinop

55,5

?

Lost at Sinop 1853.
52-24 (1837).

 

Fazlullah
(frigate)

1828

1853

48
(40)

Giresun

41,5

?

Some sources :
Ex Russian Rafail 1828, captured 1829.
41,8 x 11,8 x 4,0 m 36/44 guns.
Lost at Sinop 1853.

 

Feyz i Mabut
(corvette)

1828

1853

20-26

Eregli
(Gideros)

39

?

Lost at Sinop 1853.

 

Feyz ul Rahman
(frigate)

1828

?

40

Izmit

41

?

 

 

Muin i Rahmet
(Muin i Zafer)
(frigate)

1828

?

40

Izmit

(41)

?

Possilly called also ”Muin i Zafer”
(From “Ottoman Steam Navy”)

 

Nâvei-i Bahrî
(frigate)

1828

?

42

Midilli

?

?

(Zorlu p.98)

 

Peyk i Sark
(corvette)

1828

?

?

Bartin

?

?

(From Bostan)

 

Ceran i Bahrî
(corvette)

1829

?

26

Akcasehir

41

?

 

Karem i Bahrî
(corvette)

1829

?

26

Fatsa

41

?

 

Mazhar i Tevfik
(frigate)

1829

?

48

Midilli

45

?

(“Annales Maritimes”, “Russian seapower and the Easter Question”)

 

Nimetullah
(frigate)

1829
prize

?

?

Russia

?

?

Ex Russian “Rafail” 1828.

 

Serefresan
(Seref Resan)
(frigate)

1829

1860s

52-64

Istanbul

57,5

?

Deleted in 1860s as a transport ship then.

 

Hifz ur Rahman
(frigate)

1830

?

52-64

Eregli

51,5

570

 

 

Gumi i Sefid
(corvette)

1831

?

22

Sinop

?

?

 

Mesir i Ferah
(ex US) (corvette)

1831
(bought)

1870

26

Philadephia

42,5

?

Purchased 1831.

Dimensions : 149-4 x 38-6 x 19-3, 984 t.(us.)
(keel 126 ft.)
BU 1870.

 

Gül i Sefid
(corvette)

1831

1853

22-26

Izmit

42,5

?

Lost at Sinop 1853.

 

Necat i Fer
(corvette)

1831

1865

22

Sinop

34,5

?

BU 1865.

 

AvniIlah
(frigate)

1832

1853

44-56

Midilli

49,5

?

Lost 1853 at Sinop.

 

Pertev Fesan
(frigate)

1832
(1835)

1870

52

Kemer

55

?

BU 1870.

 

Sadiye
(frigate)

1832

?

64

Midilli

55

?

 

Sir i Zafer

(corvette)

1832

?

26

Eregli

43

?

 

Yaveri Tevfik
(frigate)

1832

?

52

Rodos

54,5

?

 

Feth i Bulut
(brig)

1833

1860s

20

Midilli

?

?

 

Suriye
(frigate)

1833

1859

56

Izmit

49,5

?

BU 1859.

 

Tair i Bahri
(frigate)

1833

?

60

Gideros

53,5

?

 

Ahter
(brig)

1834

1870

20

Sinop

?

?

BU 1870.

 

Mirat i Zafer
(frigate)

1834

1864

44

Amasra

49

?

BU 1864.

 

Navek i Bahri
(frigate)

1834
(1837)

1853

42-56

Fatsa

49,5

500

Lost at Sinop 1853.

 

Nazik i Bahri
(frigate)

1834

?

42

Midili

?

?

Not sure this ship.

 

Tadibar
(brig)

(1834)

?

16

(Sinop)

?

?

 

Feras
(corvette)

1835

?

22

?

?

?

 

Nusretiye
(frigate/Sol)

1835

1858

74-76
(56-64)

Istanbul

70

?

Very large frigate often classified “kalyon”
Hulked 1858.

 

Sihab i Bahri
(frigate)

1836

1865

56

Amasra

49,5

?

BU 1865.

 

Kavz i Zafer
(galliot or corvette)

1837

?

22

Istanbul

37,5

?

 

 

Nizamiye
(frigate)

1837

1853

60-64

Istanbul

55

540

Sunk Sinop battle 30.11.53

 

 

Pir i Sevket
(frigate?)

1837

?

64

Istanbul

(55)

?

 

 

Tir i Zafer
(brig)

1837

?

11

Istanbul

?

?

 

 

Esser Cecid
(screw frigate)

1842

?

?

Istanbul

?

?

Built by John Reeves.

 

Feci Sefit
(brig)

(1842)

?

16

(Midilli)

?

?

 

Nevid i Fumi
(brig)

1842

1905

22

Istanbul

?

?

 

Seref Numa
(brig)

1842

1870s

22

Midilli

?

?

 

Siat i Seh/
Saiti Seh
(frigate)

1845

1863

60/62

Istanbul

?

?

BU 1863.

 

Peleng i Bahri
(brig/cutter)

1846

(1865)

26

Istanbul

?

?

 

 

Serag i Bahri
(brig)

1846

1870s

22

Istanbul

?

?

 

 

Seyyar
(brig or schooner)

1846

1860s

12

Bertin

?

?

 

Tunar i Bahri
(frigate)

1846
service

?

?

?

?

?

(From Bostan)

 

Mecidiye
(screw frigate)

1847

?

?

Istanbul

?

?

 

 

Taif
(screw frigate)

1847

?

?

Istanbul

?

?

 

 

Feyza i Bahri
(screw frigate)