TCB 36 AB-212 Helicopter

Type: AB 212Built: Agusta, ItalyCommissioned Turkish Navy: 4 August 1977Decommissioned Turkish Navy: 25 March 2013Transferred to Izmir Warships Museum: 22 May 2014Length17.39 meters Beam: 3.96 meters Displacement: 8000 lbAddress: Izmir Warship Museum Inciraltı Balço... read more

TCG Ege (F-256) (Ex-USS Ainsworth FF-1090

TCG Ege (F-256) (Ex-USS Ainsworth FF-1090

Class: Knox-class Frigates Launched: June 11, 1971 At: Avondale Shipyard, Westwego, LA Commissioned (USN): March 31, 1973 Decommissioned (USN): July 28, 1994 Commissioned (Turkish Navy): July 28, 1994 (transferred to Turkey) Decommissioned (Turkish Navy): March 25, 2005 Transferred to Izmir W... read more

Esra (1888)

Esra (1888)

Esra was built at the Chatham (England) Naval Shipyard in 1888 and served for a period as a steam pinnace on an unspecified cruiser of the Royal Navy. Later, she was converted into a gasoline-powered excursion boat and used on inland waters.Purchased by Rahmi M. Koç in 1988 as a wreck, she was ... read more

Gonca (early 1900s)

Gonca (early 1900s)

Despite much research, the origins of GONCA (which means “Rosebud”) are shrouded in mystery. She was built in a Northern European shipyard probably between 1907 and 1909. Identification marks showed that she had an engine manufactured in Britain. Turkish naval historians, referring to Ottoman na... read more

TCG Kasırga

TCG Kasırga

Type: Eagle-class assault boat Launched: 1967 At: Federal Republic of Germany Commissioned: May 17, 1967 Length: 42.5 meters Beam: 7 meters Displacement: 169,51 tons Armament: Mk 1 Mod 7 PENGUIN Rockets, G-7A Torpedos, L/70 antiaircraft,Address: Izmir Warship Museum Inciraltı Balçova ... read more

Maid of Honour (1905)

Maid of Honour (1905)

The Admiral’s Barge (or Pinnace), built in 1905 for the Royal Navy, was the first “bell funnel” barge with diesel power. The barge served HMS RODNEY, HMS NELSON and HMS HOOD in 1941 when the latter was sunk by the BISMARCK. For the remainder of the war, she served as a Flag Officer barge in Ma... read more

TCG Pirireis (S-343) (Ex-USS Tang SS-563)

TCG Pirireis (S-343) (Ex-USS Tang SS-563)

Class: Tang-Class Submarine Launched: June 19, 1951 At: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Commissioned (USN): October 25, 1951 Decommissioned (USN): February 8, 1980 Transferred to Turkey and Commissioned: February 8, 1980 Decommissioned (Turkish Navy): August, 2002 Transferred to Izmir Warships Muse... read more

SS Rosalie (1873)

SS Rosalie (1873)

Built in 1873 as DEN BRIEL, she was a steam tug for the Dutch Ministry of War, serving the Torpedo Corps in Brielle, Holland, until 1922.  Sold several times to various owners and badly damaged by Allied aircraft on the River Maas in 1944, she was rescued from scrapping and renamed the ROSALIE in 1... read more

TCG Uluçalireis (S-338) (Ex-USS Thornback SS-418)

TCG Uluçalireis (S-338) (Ex-USS Thornback SS-418)

Class: Tench Submarine Launched: July 7, 1944 At: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Commissioned (USN): October 13, 1944 Decommissioned (USN): July 20, 1946 Modified: 1953 (Guppy IIA) at Charleston, South Carolina Commissioned (USN): October 2, 1953 (as Guppy IIA) Decommiss... read more

Diesel Tug VERNICOS IRINI (Ex-USAT-755)

Diesel Tug VERNICOS IRINI (Ex-USAT-755)

Class: ST Army Tug Launched: 1944 At: Continental Shipbuilding, Brooklyn, NYLength: 86 feet Beam: 24 feet Draft: 11 feet Gross Tonnage: 141.3 tons Engine: 650 hp Clark dieselAddress: Rahmi M. Koç Museum Hasköy Cad. No: 27 Hasköy 34445 Istanbul, Turkey Tel: +90 212 369 6600 Fax... read more