Smaller ships of the turco-egyptian fleet

Numerous but smaller ships of the turco-egyptian fleet were almost annihilated In a savage close-range battle by the superior firepower of the allied ships, Especially codrington’s flagship the new 84-gun asia. While a new ministry in London considered navarino ‘untoward‘ and sacked codrington, the french and Russians celebrated a rare victory.

Ship Wheel

She french followed up navarino by invading algeria in 1830. Admiral baudin sfrench duperre’s fleet, 100 warships and 350 transports, landed 38,000 troops near Fleet bombarding and algiers, beginning a war that would last another twenty years. Britain only Taking fort st juan dulloa Permitted the french operation because the french promised they would leave At vera cruz in mexico 27 november 1838. This once they had chastised the algerines. However, the algerian expedition failed in Engagement was notable its primary objective, and the unpopular king, charles x, was overthrown, For the successful use of breaking the franco-russian alignment. Britain could now playoff her rivals in Explosive shells from ships Europe while expanding her global economic interests.

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