Action of July 8, 1716
This indecisive naval battle took place on 8 July 1716 during a Turkish attempt to capture the island of Corfu (Kerkyra), off the west coast of mainland Greece.
War had been declared between Turke...
Battle of Negropont
The Battle of Negropont was fought in July 1470 between the fleets of Venice and the Ottoman Empire. The Ottomans, led by Sultan Mehmed II (Fatih Sultan Mehmet) were besieging Negropont; the Venetian...
Battle of Chioggia
The naval Battle of Chioggia took place on June 21, 1380 in the lagoon off Chioggia, Italy, between the Venetian and the Genoese fleets, who had captured the little fishing port in August the precedin...
Battle of Settepozzi
The Battle of Settepozzi was fought sometime in May–July 1263 off Settepozzi (the Italian name for Spetses) between a Genoese-Byzantine fleet and a smaller Venetian fleet. The resulting Venetian victo...
Action of 6 July 1697
This series of battles took place in 1697 when the Venetian fleet, under Bartolomeo Contarini, hunted down the Turkish fleet in the Aegean Sea. These battles are known as "Bozcaada Sea Battles" (Bozca...
Battle of Matapan
The naval Battle of Matapan took place on 19 July 1717 off the Cape Matapan, on the coast of the Mani Peninsula in southern Greece, between the combined naval forces of Venice, Portugal, the Papal Sta...
Battle of Diu (1509)
The Battle of Diu sometimes referred as the Second Battle of Chaul was a naval battle fought on 3 February 1509 in the Arabian Sea, near the port of Diu, India, between the Portuguese Empire and a ...
Battle of Lepanto
The Battle of Lepanto took place on 7 October 1571 when a fleet of the Holy League, a coalition of southern European Catholic maritime states, decisively defeated the main fleet of the Ottoman Empire ...
Action of 24 June 1618
This battle took place on 24 June 1618 at the Strait of Gibraltar, when 12 Dutch ships which had been hired by Venice and were flying Venetian colors, under the command of Melcior van den Kerchove, fo...
Battle on the Po (1431)
The Battle on the Po was a battle of the Wars in Lombardy. It occurred in June 1431, on the Po River, near Cremona. The battle was fought between 85 Venetian galleys, sent towards Cremona to support C...
Battle of Djerba
The Battle of Djerba (Turkish: Cerbe) took place in May 1560 near the island of Djerba, Tunisia in which the Ottomans under Piyale Pasha's command overwhelmed a large joint Christian Alliance flee...
Battle of the Oinousses Islands
The twin battles of the Oinousses (Turkish: Koyun Adaları Deniz Muharebesi) comprised two separate actions, on 9 and 19 February 1695 near the Oinousses Islands (Turkish: Koyun Adaları), off Cape Kara...
Adriatic campaign of 1807-1814
The Adriatic campaign was a minor theatre of war during the Napoleonic Wars in which a succession of small British Royal Navy squadrons and independent cruisers harried the combined naval forces of th...
Action of 10 July 1651
This battle was fought on 10 July 1651, with some minor fighting on 8 July, south of Naxos in the Greek Islands, between Venetian and Turkish sailing ship/galley forces. It was a Venetian victory.
Battle of Salvore
The Battle of Salvore was an 1177 conflict between the Republic of Venice and the Holy Roman Empire.
The Battle of Salvore took place in the waters near Savudrija between the Venetian fleet led by...
Action of 8 September 1690
This inconclusive naval battle took place on 8 September 1690 at Mitylene between a Venetian fleet under Daniele Dolphin and a combined Muslim fleet.
Battle of Andros
The Battle of Andros took place on 22 August 1696 southeast of the Greek island of Andros between the fleets of the Republic of Venice and the Papal States under Bartolomeo Contarini on the one side a...
Battle of Sapienza
The naval Battle of Sapienza, also known as the Battle of Porto-Longo or Battle of Zonklon, took place in 1354, during the Third Venetian–Genoese War. The Genoese fleet under Paganino Doria captured t...
Battle of Curzola
Battle of Curzola (today Korčula, southern Dalmatia, now in Croatia) was the naval battle which was fought on September 9, 1298 between the fleets of Genoa and Venice; it was a disaster for Venice, a ...
Battle of Lissa (1811)
16°10′18″E / 43.08917°N 16.17167°E / 43.08917; 16.17167The Battle of Lissa (sometimes called the Battle of Vis; French: Bataille de Lissa; Italian: Battaglia di Lissa;...
Battle of Modon
The Battle of Modon took place in August 1500 during the war of 1499–1503 between the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice. The Ottomans, who had won the Battle of Zonchio (First Battle of Lepant...
Battle of Preveza
The naval Battle of Preveza took place on 28 September 1538 near Preveza in northwestern Greece between an Ottoman fleet and that of a Christian alliance assembled by Pope Paul III in which the Ottoma...
Battle of Imbros (1717)
The Battle of Imbros took place on 12, 13 and 16 June 1717 near Imbros in the Aegean Sea. It was a tough but ultimately fairly indecisive battle between a Venetian fleet, under Flangini, and an Ottoma...