Talk:Battle of Lemnos (1913)

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Crushing vs. decisive victory[edit]

I think crushing victory is a little overstated. In fact, no Turkish ship was sunk, and while they did not sortie again in that war, a crushing victory in my view would require a majority of ships to be disabled if not captured or sunk. Accordingly, unless someone disagrees, I will revert the last edit tomorrow.Argos'Dad 17:53, 20 September 2006 (UTC)


Wasn't Barbarossa a privateer rather than a pirate? He sailed under the Turkish equivalent of a letter of marque, rather than plundering indescriminately as a pirate would. Antidespotic 18:09, 5 July 2007 (UTC)

turkish casualties[edit]

The turkish casualties as in the table are fewer than the ones mentioned in the text if added. (190 in the table and 320 in the text) —Preceding unsigned comment added by Xristar (talkcontribs) 20:38, 25 January 2010 (UTC)


Other battles of Lemnos:

  • 73 BC "Battle of Lemnos"
  • "Battle of Lemnos": The Byzantine Navy crushed the power of Moslem pirate Leo of Tripoli.
  • Dmitry Senyavin's "Battle of Lemnos" (Battle of Athos)

Takabeg (talk) 06:22, 18 July 2011 (UTC)

This should be a decisive victory[edit]

This Naval engagement assured Greek domination of the Aegean sea during the war, it has been noted that the actions of the Greek fleet were a decisive factor to the success of the Balkan league, by cutting off essential Ottoman supplies and 200,000+ reinforcements who ended up being stuck in Asia

I will change it if there are no objections SJCAmerican (talk) 16:17, 8 January 2018 (UTC)