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  Battle of Sinop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The naval Battle of Sinope (or Sinop) occurred on 30 October 1853 at Sinop, a sea port in northern Turkey when Russian battleships annihiliated a force of Ottoman Turk frigates.
It is often considered to be the first battle of the Crimean War (1854-1856).
The Turks had wanted to send battleships to Sinope but the British ambassador in Istanbul had cancelled this plan, and only frigates were sent.
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Battle on the Sucro The armies met on the river Sucro (Xucar): after a sharp conflict Pompeius was beaten on the right wing, and was himself carried from the field severely wounded.
Lucullus rapidly followed; Sinope was passed by; the Halys, the old boundary of the Roman dominion, was crossed and the considerable towns of Amisus, Eupatoria (on the Iris), and Themiscyra (on the Thermodon) were invested, till at length winter put an end to the onward march, though not to the investments of the towns.
Sinope and Heraclea even sent forth vessels against the Romans; and the squadron of Sinope seized a Roman flotilla which was bringing corn from the Tauric peninsula for the army of Lucullus.
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 List of battles (geographic)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The battles on this page are organized by country, that is, by the present location of the battlefield, not by the countries which participated in the battle.
Battle of Grotnik - 1439 - Polish rebellion*Battle of Grunwald - 1410
Battle of Niquitao - 1813 - Campaña Admirable
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 The Battle of Sinope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
On the morning of 30 November the Russian squadron put in at Sinope, and demanded that Osman hoist the white flag.
Sinope was memorable as the most spectacular success in the history of the Russian Black Sea Fleet.
Sinope was the last time they did so.
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 Monday Night at the Napoleonic Wars
Battle of Hesse: East of Kessel the French IV Corps (26,000 men) clashed with the Prussian IV Corps and Saxony's army (42,000 men), under the command of Brunswick.
Battle of Benghazi: The British I Corps and I CAV landed at Benghazi and assaulted the Cyrenaican army, pitting 24,000 Britons against 16,000 Arabs.
Battle of Amsterdam: The French V Corps and Prussian I Corps came to the relief of the Dutch with 46,000 men, forcing Castanos' I, III, and Cavalry Corps to battle with 72,000 troops against 50,000.
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 Malcolm Bull's Calderdale Companion: Battles & Wars: S   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The first battle of the Wars of the Roses, was a victory for the house of York when Richard, Duke of York captured Henry VI.
Harald elected for the latter and a fierce battle ensued.
Battle outside Newark where Lambert Simnel, after being crowned as Edward V at Dublin, returned to England with forces to fight the royal army.
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 The Charge of the Light Brigade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This was an incident that occurred during the battle of Balaklava on 25 October 1854.
They were fighting Russia who had her eyes on the Ottoman Empire, which the Czar referred to as the 'sick man of Europe' What finally kick-started the British and determined the focus of the fighting was the sea battle at Sinope, in the Black Sea, on 30 November 1853, between Turkey and Russia.
On this particular day, the Light Brigade had to watch the Heavy Brigade bravely win their part of the battle and were prevented from pursuing the fleeing Russians.
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 Malcolm Bull's Calderdale Companion: Battles & Wars: C   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Battle at which the Irish, led by Brian Boru, high king of Ireland, defeated a force of Scandinavians led by the Viking King of Dublin.
Russia sank the Turkish fleet at the Battle of Sinope.
The major battles were the Battle of the Alma, where Russia was defeated, the Battle of Balaclava, including the military bungle which led to the Charge of the Light Brigade, and the Battle of Inkerman, where Russia was again defeated.
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 Battle of Jutland --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
The tactics of the British admiral John R. Jellicoe were criticized at the time, but his strategic victory left the German high-seas fleet ineffective for the rest of the war.
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War began as an unplanned skirmish.
The Battle of Marathon was a decisive victory for the Greeks during the Persian Wars.
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Battle of Sadowa ["SAD-oh-va"], 1866 Answer: _PRUSSIA_ and _AUSTRIA_ (or the _HABSBURG_ Empire) (Don't accept "Austria-Hungary", which was not named until 1867) 3.
Battle of Dybboel ["DEW-bull"], 1864 Answer: _PRUSSIA_ and _DENMARK_ BONUS 11 Besides the Democratic, Republican and Reform parties, only three other political parties have presidential candidates on the ballot this year in at least 39 states.
Meaning "I serve," it was adopted by Edward the Black Prince at the Battle of Crecy.
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 Sinop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Sinop was the most important port on the Black Sea.
Sinop was occupied and devastated by Pharnaces II but was restored by Julius Caesar.
Sinope - Sinope, in astronomy, one of the 39 known moons, or natural satellites, of Jupiter.
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 THE ARMING OF BATTLE SHIPS #4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
When the casualty rates for these nations fleets in battle are compared, the vast disparity in numbers are often accountable simply by consideration of the different tactics each nation employed.
When close action ensued anti-personnel shot was used to clear the decks and rigging of the enemy, both in preparation of boarding and in defence against it.
The battle of Sinope was a turning point in the history of warship design, rendering obsolete the wooden warship.
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 Crimean War Overview
The threat came in a large part from the fact that for the first time, exploding shells were used in a naval engagement.
For the common soldier of both sides, the next two years were to produce harsh Russian winters, summers with searing heat, poor food, disease, terror, boredom, insufficient clothing and medical supplies, insufficient supplies of equipment and munitions, incompetent leadership, and even a hurricane in November of 1854.
Interspersed with this sad state of affairs were the battles of The River Al'ma, Inkerman, Balaklava (and the infamous charge of the Light Brigade), and the long siege and evidential capture of Sebastopol.
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 Materials for the History of the Don Artillery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In particular, we were all interested in the painting of the Battle of Sinope, created by Mr.
I overtook the chief of artillery at the naval signal tower and went with him to Burlyuk and the stone bridge where our troops were dying so heroically in refusing to yield their position to the enemy.
The artillery fought with such ferocity that gun crews had to be replaced three times, and losses in horses were so great that the batteries could not move out of their positions.
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 The Mariners' Museum - Monitor: History and Legacy
Though the French navy experimented with Paixhans's guns, it was the Russians who first demonstrated their effectiveness.
At the battle Sinope in 1853, Russian ships armed with Paixhans's new shell guns attacked a Turkish squadron.
By the outbreak of the American Civil War, the French and British fleets contained formidable ironclad ships, but the new naval technology remained untried in battle.
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 CNN - Almanac - Nov. 30, 1996
In 1700, Eight thousand Swedish troops under King Charles XII defeated a force of at least 50,000 Russians at the Battle of Narva.
In 1853, In the Crimean War, the Russian fleet attacked and destroyed the Turkish fleet and part of the harbor at the battle of Sinope.
In 1900, Oscar Wilde, Irish poet, wit and dramatist, died in poverty and exile in Paris.
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 The age of steam and big gun (from naval warfare) --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Tactics and technology complement each other, and there is no better period in history for studying their interrelationship than the shift from sail to steam in the 19th century.
The shell gun (raised to naval attention during the Crimean War by the Battle of Sinope, Nov. 30, 1853) compelled navies to adopt the iron sheathing of hulls.
Features doctrine briefs, concepts, past and ongoing fleet battlike experiments, the maritime battle experiment, and the operations department which provides the enemy's perspective of e
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That, as mentioned, was 1853 at Sinope, when the Russians knocked the Turkish fleet out of the Crimean War.
The Southern armies, on the defensive from the start, made possible the lengthening of war by resting between battles in the trenches.
Well, other than the tactical novelty of being the first battle EVER where both sides were armed predominantly with rifled firearms (no doubt contributing to the high casualty count, btw), no I suppose there wasn't anything important about Solferino, no. Geez...
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 CNN Interactive - Almanac - November 30, 1999
In 1782, the United States and Britain signed a treaty in Paris that ended the Revolutionary War.
In 1853, Russia's navy defeated the Turkish fleet at the Crimean War battle of Sinope.
In 1936, London's famed Crystal Palace was destroyed in a fire.
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 Naval   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Battle of Sinope (1853): The vulnerability of wooden warships to new weapons is proven when a squadron of Turkish ships is destroyed by a squadron of Russian ships with Paixhan guns.
All but one of the Turkish ships were sunk and 4000 men were killed.
Jean Henri Dunant, a Swiss observer of the casualties after the Battle of Solferino, wrote a book bringing the horror to European audiences and helped to found the Red Cross and the Geneva Convention in 1864.
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 Supercavitatingtorpsaretotallyhellacious   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Although the story of the Russian VA-111 Shkval (Squall) supercavitating torpedo had been percolating in the West for years, it was really only last August 12 when the high-speed undersea missile splashed into the news.
Other informed sources claim that the missile is in fact an offensive weapon designed to destroy entire aircraft carrier battle groups with a higher-yield nuclear warhead.
I doubt that this will be a "revolution" in naval warfare; it will make some platforms somewhat more lethal, but that's been a perpetual trend since the battle of Sinope.
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 The Drift to War Pt 2 - Sinope and After   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Drift to War Pt 2 - Sinope and After
Article URL: http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/6247/36020 Title: The Drift to War Pt 2 - Sinope and After Description: Although the Turks give a good account of themselves, they meet their match in the naval battle at Sinope, which drags the allies towards the War
Crimean War - The Drift to War Pt 2 - Sinope and After - !http://www.suite101.com/article/send.cfm/crimean_war/36020
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