Ottoman fleet organisation during the Russo-Turkish War (1877–78)


Dispositions in 1877

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

Mediterranean Fleet

Bosporus Fleet


Guard vessels

Under repair at Tersâne-i Âmire

Fleet organisation in March 1877

In March 1877, the Ottoman Navy was structured as follows:[1]

Black Sea Fleet (Ferik Bozcaadalı Hasan Hüsnü Pasha)

Mediterranean Fleet (Ferik Giritli Hüseyin Pasha)

Bosporus Squadron

Danube Squadron (Ferik Mehmet Arif Pasha)

Ottoman Danube Steamship Company (İdare-i Nehriye)

Danube Squadron

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

April 27, 1877

July 10, 1877


  1. 1 2 3 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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