Turkish Forces

  • Yavuz Sultan Selim
    Commanding officer: Kapitän zur See Ackerman
    Notes: Ex SMS Goeben
  • Gunboat Numune


Yavuz fired 128 28cm projectiles but scored no hits.


Yavuz struck by a 12-inch HE projectile on the forecastle which penetrated two decks before detonating on the Zwischendeck. This damage some fittings and light structures and the port capstan. A second 12-inch hit was scored by Panteleimon and this struck 2 meters from the outer hull between frames 97 and 103 and passed through before detonating in the water, causing splinter damage and temporarily putting the crew of port No. 2 15cm casemate gun out of action.

Russian Forces

Black Sea Fleet
  • Admiral Andrei Eberhard

Cruiser Screen

  • Rear Admiral Pokrov
  • Pamiat Merkuria (flagship)(flagship)
  • Kagul

Main Body

Battleship Division

  • Vice Admiral Novitsky
  • Evstafi (force flagship)(force flagship)
    Commanding officer: Captain 1st Rank Galanin
  • Ioann Zlatoust
    Commanding officer: Captain 1st Rank F.A. Winter
  • Panteleimon (flagship)(flagship)
    Commanding officer: Captain 1st Rank Kaskov

2nd Battleship Brigade

  • Rear Admiral Putyatin
  • Tri Sviatitelia (flagship)(flagship)
    Commanding officer: Captain 1st Rank Lukin
  • Rostislav
    Commanding officer: Captain 1st Rank Porembsky

1st, 2nd and 3rd Destroyer Divisions

  • Captain 1st Rank Sablin
  • Derzki Class Destroyers (3)
  • Old Destroyers (10)

Seaplane Tender

  • Aleksander I


  • Kseniya
  • Svyatoi Nikolai


  • Nerpa


Ammunition Expenditure
Ship Caliber
12-in 8-in
Evstafi 58 3
Ioann Zlatoust 75 4
Panteleimon 23 -
Tri Sviatitelia 13 -


Evstafi was near missed by several 28cm projectiles and although the hull was shaken, she suffered little damage.


  • "Battle on the Seven Seas: German Cruiser Battles 1914 - 1918" by Gary Staff

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