Gulf of Oman, Battle
Battle of the Gulf of Oman, 10 to 25 August 1554
The Battle of the Gulf of Oman was a naval battle between a large Portuguese armada under Antão de Noronha and the Ottoman Indian fleet under Piri Reis. The campaign was a miserable failure for the Ottomans and nearly all but 2 of their vessels were lost.
The second Ottoman-Portuguese War (1538–1557) was an armed military conflict between the Portuguese Empire and the Ottoman Empire, into theIndian Ocean, the Red Sea and in East Africa.