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Turkey in the First World War
 
 


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Sources: (above) Bernd Langensiepen collection;
(below) Ottoman Picture Archives FB Group.

Tonnage: 4,687 tonnes
Length: 83.0 m.
Beam: 16.0 m.
Draught: 6.5 m.
Engines: 1 horizontal compound expansion, La Seyne
Speed: 9 kts.
Armament: 3-150 mm L/40 quick firing guns, Krupp
7-120 mm L/40 quick firing guns, Krupp
6-57 mm L/40 quick firing guns, Krupp
2-37 mm L/40 quick firing guns, Krupp

Record:
* Ordered by the Egyptian government as İbrahimiye, but transferred to the Turkish Navy.
* Launched in 1868.
* Laid up in Istanbul in 1878.
* Refitted twice; 1890 in Istanbul and 1900 in Kiel.
* Returned to Istanbul in 1907.
* Took part in the Balkan War.
* Went aground on February 11, 1913.

 


 
 
 
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