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by AvM
Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Baroda fleet.
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Re: Baroda fleet.

Survey of Material in Marathi on the Economic and Social History of India- Page 9
V. D. Divekar - 1981

This volume! covering the period 1790 to 1798, contains valuable information on subjects' like Gaikwad's navy, famine in Gujarat, etc.
by AvM
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Baroda fleet.
Replies: 1
Views: 480

Baroda fleet.

In 1813, the Baroda government acquired the 'parganah' of of Kodinar in which the port of Velan was situated Here they established a small fleet of four frigates with 12 pounder guns on each for the protection of the trade between Bombay and Sind. The four armed vessels were 'Anandprasad', 'Sarsuba'...
by AvM
Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Omani Navy
Replies: 16
Views: 2685

Re: Omani Navy

Grammont wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 6:07 pm
From The Asiatic Annual Register for the Year 1804
Grammont!
many thanks for that, and to mention AAR

In 1807 I have found:

7 Oct
"Other accounts say that the French government have presented the Imaum of Muscat With a ship, and a pecuniary indemnifaction ,
but of very inconsiderable value"
by AvM
Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Omani Navy
Replies: 16
Views: 2685

Re: Omani Navy

"The Countries And Tribes Of The Persian Gulf Volume 2" Colonel S.B.Miles RAHMANI - frigate mentioned 1775 SALIH -. frigate of 50 guns mentioned 1780 Imam’s frigate Salih , of 50 guns, laden with goods from a British Indian port to Busra. With a prize crew on board the Salih was sent to Severndroog...
by AvM
Tue Mar 03, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Ships
Topic: Omani Navy
Replies: 16
Views: 2685

Re: Omani Navy

Omani Ships 1810-1872 SOL LIVERPOOL (Bombay 1826) 1776bm 74 guns 590 men. . Presented to William IV 9.03.1836 Frigates CAROLINE (Bombay 1814) 575bm 36 guns ?? men. 1856 Muscat Navy. Still operated 1861. HAMMAYUN SHAH ()Damaun 1817) 604 tons 36 guns. 1850s lost in Gulf of Bengel SHAH ALLUM (Bombay 18...
by AvM
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Omani Navy
Replies: 16
Views: 2685

Re: Omani Navy

RAHMANI was a corvette of 725bm tons and 24 guns built in Cochin in 1833. One of the best ships of the Sultan of Muscat

CURLEW was a brig built at Muscat c 1830. Pierced for 12 guns, mainly carried only 3-9 guns.
by AvM
Sun Mar 01, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Omani Navy
Replies: 16
Views: 2685

Re: Omani Navy

Not strictly on the topic, John! I think that we should expand the subject to complete era of sailing navy of Oman/Muscat/Zanzibar, ie ca 1650-1872, as there aare really no any comprehensive works on the subject. Omany Navy was from the begining very important naval power in Indian Ocean. In 1880s ...
by AvM
Sat Feb 29, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Omani Navy
Replies: 16
Views: 2685

Re: Omani Navy

Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' In 1799 Saiyid Sultan of Masqat, not without encouragement from the Persian governor of Shiraz, declared war against the ''Utub of Bahrain; this he did ostensibly on the ground of their refusing to recognise a tax or ...
by AvM
Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Ships
Topic: Omani Navy
Replies: 16
Views: 2685

Re: Omani Navy

Please note that the Oman navy was divided in 1856.
Most of the ships were transferred to Zanzibar.
Only three ships including frigate CAROLINE and RAHMANI were left.
Thye were also officially in 1861 transferred to Zanzibar.
RAHMANI was sold 1875 in Bombay for RS10,000.
by AvM
Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Omani Navy
Replies: 16
Views: 2685

Re: Omani Navy

Recently was published a book Oman: A Maritime History. (Studies on Ibadism and Oman) Abdulrahman Al Salimi & Eric Staples (eds), (Studies on Ibadism and Oman). Hildesheim, Zürich and New York: Georg Olms Verlag, 2016. 254 pp., illustrations, notes, contributor biographies. ISBN 978-3-487-15390-2. U...