Innovation and Empire in Turkey: Sultan Selim III and the Modernisation of the Ottoman Navy

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Ottoman naval technology underwent a transformation under the rule of Sultan Selim III. New types of sailing warships such as two- and three-decked galleons, frigates and corvettes began to dominate the Ottoman fleet, rendering the galley-type oared ships obsolete. This period saw technological innovations such as the adoption of the systematic copper sheathing of the hulls and bottoms of Ottoman warships from 1792-93 onwards and the construction of the first dry dock in the Golden Horn. The changing face of the Ottoman ...

Innovation and Empire in Turkey: Sultan Selim III and the Modernisation of the Ottoman Navy 2011, I. B. Tauris & Company

ISBN-13: 9781848857827

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Innovation and Empire in Turkey: Sultan Selim III and the Modernisation of the Ottoman Navy 2008, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845116941

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