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  Battle of Navarino - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The naval Battle of Navarino was fought on 20 October 1827, during the Greek War of Independence (1821–29) in Navarino Bay, western Greece (near the Ionian Sea).
After the battle the Allied fleet remained in Navarino Bay until 26 October.
An Egyptian corvette left Navarino Bay on 27 October and arrived in Alexandria on 2 November with news of the battle.
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 BATTLE OF NAVARINO - LoveToKnow Article on BATTLE OF NAVARINO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
NAVARINO, BATTLE OF, fought on the 2oth of October 1827, the decisive event which established the independence of Greece.
In its effects on the international situation Navarino may be reckoned one of the decisive battles of the world.
It not only made the efforts of the Turks to suppress the Greek revolt hopeless, but it made a breach difficult to heal in the traditional friendship between Great Britain and Turkey, which had its effect during the critical period of the struggle between Mehemet AH and the Porte (1831-1841).
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 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Pylos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pylos (Greek Πύλος), formerly Navarino, is the name of a bay and a town on the west coast of the Peloponnese, in the district of Messenia in southern Greece.
The remains of Navarino Vecchio, or ancient Navarino, consist in a fort or castle of mean construction, covering the summit of a hill sloping quickly to the south, but falling in abrupt precipices to the north and east.
The town was built on the southern declivity, and was surrounded by a wall, which, allowing for the natural irregularities of the soil, represented a triangle, with the castle at the apex or summit—a form observable in many of the ancient cities of Greece.
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 History of Egypt, by S. Rappoport, Volume 12, A.
A battle took place between Aibek and the Syrians (February, 1251), which was decided in favour of Aibek in consequence of the treachery of the Turks under Nasir.
Bon, with the first column, marched on the right towards the Rosetta gate; Kléber, with the second, marched in the centre towards the gate of the Catacombs.
He immediately ordered the signal for battle to be given; but so unprepared was the squadron to receive the enemy, that the hammocks were not stowed away on board any of the ships, and part of the crews were on shore.
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 Crimean War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After a dispute with the Ottoman Empire over the guardianship of several holy towns in Palestine and the protection of Orthodox Christians, Russia invaded Moldavia and Wallachia, both semi-autonomous vassals of the Ottoman Empire, resulting in a declaration of war by the Ottomans in late 1853.
The Russians, under the command of admiral Nakhimov, the hero of the Battle of Navarino, sank the Ottoman fleet at Sinop on November 30.
Battle of Chernaya River (aka "Traktir Bridge") - August 25, 1855.
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 Battle of Navarino
The naval Battle of Navarino was fought on 20 October 1827, during the Greek War of Independence (1821-29).
The engagement took place on the anniversary of the memorable Battle of Salamis, 480 B.C. when the invading army of Xerxes was defeated by the Greeks; and on the same day Euripides, the Greek tragic poet, was born.
The attack was made on the eve of the anniversary of the glorious Battle of Trafalgar, in which victory Codrington, the vice-Admiral of Navarino, then captain of Orient, was engaged.
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 Navarino, Battle of
Navarino, Battle Of During the Greek war of liberation, destruction on 20 October 1827 of a joint Turkish–Egyptian fleet by the combined fleets of the British, French, and Russians under Vice-Admiral Edward Codrington (1770–1851).
The destruction of their fleet left the Turks highly vulnerable in Greece as they had no protection to their rear and no supply line, and this proved to be the decisive battle of the war.
Navarino is the Italian and historic name of Pylos Bay, Greece, on the southwest coast of the Peloponnese.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0020265.html   (234 words)

 SkyscraperCity - PYLOS and Southwest Peloponnese finger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1573, two years after the defeat of the Ottoman fleet at the naval battle of Naupactos (Lepanto), the Turks built the fortress of Pylos, with the aim of controlling the southern entrance to the bay of Navarino, the largest natural harbour in the Peloponnese.
Navarino Bay, is the only large natural harbour on the W coast of the Peloponnese.
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 KayakGuide.com - Navarino bay, Messinia, Pelopponese, Greece
Navarino bay is largest natural harbour in the Pelopponese about 6km north to south and 4km East to West.
The bay is protected from the Ionian sea by the island of Sfakteria, which leaves as access from the sea the Pylos channel about 1.5 km wide at the southern end and the Sikia channel, about 70 metres wide at the northern end.
The initial route was to exit Navarino bay by the Sikia channel and circumnavigate the island of Sfakteria.
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 Naval battles in Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The naval battle of Salamina is one the most decisive battles which took place between the Greeks and the Persians.
The battle took place close to the shores of Salamina in the strait, which meant the front line of the Persian ships was equal in number to the Greek ships.
The victory of the Battle of Navarino surpassed all expectations.
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 The Baldwin Project: Stories from English History, Part Third by Alfred J. Church
This fleet was under the command of Ibrahim Pasha, eldest son of Mehemet Ali, Viceroy of Egypt.
Their fleet was arranged in the shape of a crescent; so large was it that the horns of this crescent nearly surrounded the ships of the three Allies.
For nearly four hours the battle went on, for, as I have said, it was past two o'clock when it began, and the sun had set before it was finished.
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In the Bay of Navarino the Ibragim Pasha's Turkish-Egyptian Fleet-the Turkish squadrons under the command of Tagir Pasha, the Egyptian force under Mukharem Bey-sat waiting for the allies with three ships of the line, 23 frigates, 42 corvettes, fifteen brigs and 50 transports.
The entrance to the bay was guarded by 145 cannon mounted on coastal batteries.
Within four hours the Battle of Navarino ended with the complete routing of the Turkish-Egyptian fleet, which had lost all its ships of the line, 22 frigates and 7,000 sailors.
www.neva.ru /EXPO96/book/chap6-4.html   (774 words)

 The Battle of Navarino
On September 12th the Egyptian fleet was anchored in the large bay of Navarino along with a Turkish and Tunisian squadron and was warned by Codrington to cease hostilities towards the Greeks.
The British decided on September 20th to enter the bay with their fleet and were joined by the French and the Russians.
The painting was by George Phillip Reinagle, done in 1828 and is an eyewitness account of the battle.
www.greecetravel.com /peloponessos/navarino   (521 words)

This control was preserved until 1825 when the landing of the military forces of Ibrahim put the survival of the war in the Morea at stake.
The Peloponnesians managed to maintain certain resistance centres until 1827 while the intervention of the Great Powers in the summer of 1827 (naval battle of Navarino) ratified the fact that the Peloponnese would constitute the territorial base of the future Greek state.
However, after the battle of Navarino operations were carried out to re-occupy the areas of west and east-central Greece (1828-1829).
www.fhw.gr /chronos/12/en/1821_1833/polemos   (336 words)

 THIS IS FINDON VILLAGE - Worthing's Contribution to the Windmill Scene   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The southern Navarino Windmill was known as Newland's Navarino Mill was a tower mill constructed in 1831 by James Sheppard who lived in one of the cottages close to the windmills.
Navarino Lane with Lancing Ring in the distance by a Victorian hand and inscribed F.H.A. and dated August 1864.
I have discovered that there was another windmill recorded to the east of the Navarino Windmills in 1875 and again in 1896 but I have been unable to find the name of this one, nor an image.
www.findonvillage.com /0805_worthing_contribution_to_the_windmill_scene.htm   (736 words)

 Naval Battles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
At the entrance to the bay on Nisos Pilos is the French memorial, in the middle of the bay on Nisos Khelonisi is the British, and in town is the Russian memorial commemorating this battle.
In March of 1941, Admiral Cunningham in HMS Warspite was attempting to draw the Italian battleship Vittorio Veneto, flagship of the Italian fleet, into battle between the NW coast of Crete and Cape Matapan.
The centre and left flank squadrons of Antony's fleet caved in, and Cleopatra and her squadron fled with the war chest of valuables, followed by Antony, leaving the rest of his fleet to be captured or destroyed.
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 Greek ancient and histirical cities.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
n 1573, two years after the defeat of the Ottoman fleet at the naval battle of Naupactos (Lepanto), the Turks built the fortress of Pylos, with the aim of controlling the southern entrance to the bay of Navarino, the largest natural harbour in the Peloponnese.
The new fortress was called Niokastro (New Castle), to distinguish it from Palio Navarino (Old Castle), the Frankish castle on the peninsula of Koryphasion, which had controlled the opposite, norhtern entrance to the bay up to this time.
The battle gave a decisive new impulse to the Greek war of liberation.
www.greecetaxi.gr /index/pylos.html   (590 words)

 Battle of Navarino
On October 20, 1827 when it was concluded that the blockade could not be maintained ships under the joint command of British Admiral Codrington, entered the harbor.
In the course of the battle the complete Ottoman fleet which was laying at anchor in defensive positions was wiped out.
Ottoman casualties are estimated to have been 6,000 killed and 4,000 wounded.
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 BHC0622 : The Battle of Navarino, 20 October 1827
Codrington refused and the ensuing battle continued for four hours, resulting in the virtual destruction of the Turkish fleet, although the Allies did not lose any ships.
Thomas Luny's interpretation of this battle is believed to be taken from plate 4 of a set of four lithographs of the battle.
These relate to a large painting of the battle also in the Msueum collection (BHC0623) by George Philip Reinagle, a young marine artist who was a guest in the Mediterranean fleet and present at the action.
www.nmm.ac.uk /mag/pages/mnuExplore/PaintingDetail.cfm?ID=BHC0622   (562 words)

 HMS Albion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
She saw her first action in the American War of Independence in July 1779 during an indecisive battle of Grenada, when the British Fleet under the command of Vice Admiral Byron managed to avoid defeat from superior French forces.
Just a year later, Albion was part of a combined Anglo-Dutch Fleet taking part in that Fleet's bombardment of Algiers, then in 1827 was again part of a combined fleet this time a Anglo-French-Russian Fleet under the command of Admiral Codrington at the Battle of Navarino where a Turkish-Egyptian Fleet was obliterated securing Greek independence.
She was hulked as a lazaretto or quarantine ship in 1831 and was finally broken up in 1836.
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 Navarino, battle of articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Navarino, battle of NAVARINO, BATTLE OF [Navarino, battle of], 1827, naval battle resulting from the intervention of the European powers in the Greek War of Independence from the Ottoman Empire (Turkey).
He held various commands in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars, taking part in the battle of Trafalgar (1805) and serving (1810-13) in the Mediterranean.
Look up Navarino, battle of on HighBeam Research.
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 NAVARINO, BATTLE OF - Online Information article about NAVARINO, BATTLE OF
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 The Battle of Navarino, 20 October 1827: from the general chart collection : Previous items of the month : The Caird ...
The two charts of the Battle of Navarino, both produced in 1827, are similar in format and highly coloured.
Smyth was rewarded for his conduct at Navarino by promotion to Commander, and progressed to the rank of Admiral a year before his death in 1879.
On the 20 October 1827 the allies, realising that it was impossible to undertake a blockade of Navarino, sailed into the bay to prevent the Turco-Egyptian fleet from leaving.
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 Navarino Battle of - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Navarino, Battle of, major naval engagement between the combined fleets of Great Britain, France, and Russia, and those of Turkey and Egypt during...
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 The Session: Tunes - The Three Sea Captains (jig)
This set dance was composed in honour of the victory of the combined fleets of Britain, France and Russia (and their respective sea captains) over the Egyptian and Turkish fleets at the battle of Navarino in 1827.
Navarino bay is off Pylos in the Peloponnese of southern Greece..
This was the last great sea battle fought with wooden ships and was decisive in the struggle for Greek independence from the Ottoman empire.
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More than one year after the naval battle at Navarino and while the Ottoman Empire had gotten involved into a new war with Russia, the three Great Powers continued deliberations related with the terms of settlement of the Greek question.
The regions that would be included in the future Greek state and its regime (autonomy or independency) were the basic matters with which they were occupied.
The final settlement of the Greek cause was to come one and a half year later at the end of August 1832.
www.fhw.gr /chronos/12/en/1821_1833/diethni/06.html   (579 words)

 The Struggle for Freedom from Ottoman Oppression
Naval battle of Navarino - Arrival of Ioannes Kapodistrias
The fleet, commanded by Tahir Pasha and Moharem Bey, arrived at Navarino bay, on 26 August 1827.
The last battle of the war was fought at Petra, near Thebes on 12 September 1829, between Ipsilantis and Aslabey Mouhourdari.
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 Bryn Mawr Classical Review 1999.07.05
Rather, the book examines the entire area around the Bay of Navarino, where "Pylos" in its several and shifting manifestations over time existed; the book also extends its coverage in places to most of Western Messenia.
Although Sandy Pylos is a publication of the Pylos Regional Archaeological Project, which from 1991-1995 conducted a campaign of intensive archaeological survey in Western Messenia, it is not the final publication of the project, as the lack of footnotes and other academic impedimenta makes clear.
As with the previous "Focus" on the Battle of Sphacteria, the aficionados of military history will want considerably more discussion, but what is provided will probably be sufficient for the general reader.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /bmcr/1999/1999-07-05.html   (1844 words)

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