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OTTOMAN / TURKISH NAVY (OTTOMAN EMPIRE / TURKEY)

CONVERTED MERCHANT VESSELS

minelayers of WWI

İntibah 1918

more than 1000 BRT:

Name Launched // Comm. Builder Tonnage, BRT Dimensions, m Speed, kts Machinery, Fuel, t Armament Fate
Giresun (ex-Jerome, ex-Warwick Castle) 1877 // 1910 Napier, Glasgow, UK 4663t 106.3x11.3x8.7 10 1VTE, 2boilers, 2400 1x1-88/42, mines collier 1916
Nilüfer 5/6/1890 // 9/1914 J & G Thompson, Glasgow, UK 1545t; 1088 80.7x10.6x3.6 15 2VTE, 2boilers, 5500 1-57/37, 60mines sunk 19/11/1914

less than 1000 BRT:

Selanik (1900s, 270, 25 mines, 9/1911 - 1927); Samsun (1884, 275, 1-75/35, 35mines, 11/1914 - 14/8/1915); İntibah, 1923- Uyanik, 1933- İntibah (1886, 616, 1-75/35, 50mines, 12/1914 - 10/1918, 10/1923 - 1956); Gayret (1885, 144, 15mines, 7/1914 - 10/1918); Ron (1895, 216, 20mines, 9/1914 - 30/12/1914)

Ship project history: Merchant vessels converted to minelayers.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Nilüfer was sunk by Russian mine 19/11/1914 at Bosporus.

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