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OTTOMAN / TURKISH NAVY (OTTOMAN EMPIRE / TURKEY)

CONVERTED MERCHANT VESSELS

guard vessels of WWI

less than 1000 BRT:

Nur-ül Bahir (1893, 295, 1903 - 1913); Rüsumet No1 (1901, 143, customs 1913 - 8/1914, 8/1914 - 2/1918, customs 1924 - 1929); Rüsumet No2 (, 120, customs 1913 - 8/1914, 8/1914 - 10/1918); Rüsumet No3 (1901, 143, customs 1913 - 8/1914, 8/1914 - 5/1916); Rüsumet No4 (1891, 310, customs 1913 - 8/1914, 8/1914 - 11/1918, 6/1919 - 30/9/1921); Rüsumet No5 (1900, 155, customs 1913 - 8/1914, 8/1914 - 1/1915), Bahr-i Sefid (1903, 210, customs 1905 - 4/1915, 4/1915 - 10/1918); İskenderun (1895, 142, customs 5/1896 - 4/1915, 4/1915 - 10/1918, customs 3/1919 - 1923); Sakiz (1895, 142, customs 5/1895 - 4/1915, 4/1915 - 20/8/1915)

Ship project history: Merchant vessels converted to guard vessels.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

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