Ottoman Navy
The Ottoman Navy (Turkish: Osmanlı Donanması or Donanma-yı Humâyûn), also known as the Ottoman Fleet, was established in the early 14th century after the Ottoman Empire first expanded to reach the...
Murat Reis the Elder
Murat Reis the Elder (Turkish: Koca Murat Reis; c. 1534–1609) was an Albanian privateer and admiral of the Ottoman Navy. He is regarded as one of the most important Barbary corsairs.
Born into...
Kemal Reis
Kemal Reis (c. 1451 – 1511) was a Turkish privateer and admiral of the Ottoman Empire. He was also the paternal uncle of the famous Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis who accompanied him in mo...
List of torpedo boats of the Ottoman Empire
This is a list of major ships of the Ottoman Steam Navy:
Yahya Saleh
Yahya Saleh Mughal Admiral and voyager, from Surat he was a fine navigator a humble devout Muslim Sailor he entered Mughal service during the rule of Akbar and in 1577 was trusted to lead members of t...
List of major surface ships of the Ottoman steam navy
This is a list of major ships of the Ottoman Steam Navy:
List of naval collaboration treaties signed by the Ottoman Empire
There were 21 naval collaboration treaties of the Ottoman Empire. These treaties were instrumental to establishment of the Ottoman Naval force.
Battle of Lemnos (1913)
The Battle of Lemnos (Greek: Ναυμαχία της Λήμνου, Turkish: Mondros Deniz Muharebesi), fought on 18 January [O.S. 5 January] 1913, was a naval battle during the First Balkan W...
RV K. Piri Reis
The RV K. Piri Reis (full name Koca Piri Reis) is a Turkish multi purpose research vessel owned by Dokuz Eylül University in İzmir and operated by its Institute of Marine Sciences and Technology. Buil...
USS Mapiro (SS-376)
USS Mapiro (SS-376), a Balao-class submarine, was a ship of the United States Navy named for the mapiro, a fish of the Gobioidea suborder occurring off the West Indies and the Atlantic coasts of Centr...
Decline of the Ottoman Empire
During the period of decline and modernization of the Ottoman Empire (1828–1908), the empire faced challenges in defending itself against foreign invasion and occupation. The empire ceased to enter co...
List of patrol vessels of the Ottoman steam navy
This is a list of patrol naval vessels of the Ottoman Navy:
List of mine warfare vessels of the Ottoman steam navy
This is a list of mine warfare vessels of the Ottoman Steam Navy:
Selman Reis
Selman Reis was an Ottoman admiral and corsair who was active in the Mamluk Navy of Egypt and later in the Ottoman Navy against the Portuguese in the first half of the 16th century. Selman Reis was or...
List of non-combat vessels of the Ottoman steam navy
This is a list of miscellaneous ships of the Ottoman Navy:
Piri Reis University
Piri Reis University (Turkish: Piri Reis Üniversitesi) (common usage: Piri Reis Maritime University) is a private university founded by the Turkish Maritime Education Foundation (Turkish: Türk...
Piyale Pasha
Piyale Pasha, (Turkish: Piyale Paşa) (c. 1515-1578) was an Ottoman admiral (Kapudan Pasha) between 1553 and 1567 and a Vizier after 1568. He is also known as Piale Pasha in English.
Born in Vi...
Naval Warfare of World War I
Naval Warfare in World War I was mainly characterized by the efforts of the Allied Powers, with their larger fleets and surrounding position, to blockade the Central Powers by sea, and the efforts of ...
Piri Reis
Piri Reis (Turkish: Pîrî Reis or Muhyiddin Pîrî Bey also known as Hacı Ahmed Muhi Aldin Piri; "Reis" being a military rank) was an Ottoman admiral, geographer, and cartographer born between 1465 a...
Nasrid-Ottoman relations
Nasrid–Ottoman relations occurred during the last years of the 15th century, as the Nasrid dynasty attempted to obtain Ottoman Empire help against the Reconquista in Spain.
The Ottomans had been e...
Stagnation of the Ottoman Empire
The stagnation and reform of the Ottoman Empire lasted between 1683 to 1827 and was followed by its decline and modernization. The Sultanate of Women and Köprülü Era (1656–1703) were significant in th...
Ottoman naval expeditions in the Indian Ocean
The Ottoman naval expeditions in the Indian Ocean (Modern Turkish: Hint seferleri or Hint Deniz seferleri, literally "Indian Ocean campaigns") were a series of Ottoman amphibious operations in the Ind...