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.

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