" 3. The proceeding to take a position with the squadrons in Navarin, in order to renew to Ibrahim propositions which, entering into the spirit of the treaty, were evidently to the advantage of the Porte itself.
"After having taken these three modes into consideration, we have unanimously agreed that this third mode may, without effusion of blood, and without hostilities, but simply by the imposing presence of the squadrons, produce a determination leading to the desired object.
"We have in consequence adopted it, and set it forth in the present protocol. Oct. 18, 1827.
EDWARD CODRINGTON, Vice-admiral and
Commander-in-chief of his Britannic:
Majesty's ships and vessels in the Mediterranean.
Lours, Count de HEIDEN, Rear-admiral
of his Imperial Majesty the Emperor of the Russias.
Rear-admiral H. de RIGNY, commanding
the squadron of his most Christian Majesty."
" No. 111.
"Statement made by the Secretary of the Capitana Bey in the
Port of Navarin, Oct. 21, 1827.
" 3 Turkish line-of-battle ships :- 1 Turkish admiral - 84 guns, 850 men - 650 killed - 1 ditto, 84 guns, 830 men - 1 ditto, 76 guns, 850 men, 400 killed.
" 4 Egyptian double-banked frigates, 64 guns each, from 450 to 500 men.
" 15 Turkish frigates, 48 guns, from 450 to 500 men.
" 18 Turkish corvettes, - 8 Egyptian ditto, - from 18 to 24 guns, 200 men.
" 4 Turkish brigs, - 8 Egyptian ditto, - 19 guns, from 130 to 150 men.
" 6 Egyptian fire-vessels.
" 40,000 Egyptian troops in the Morea, 4000 of whom came with the above ships."
Since the battle of Navarin no other action has occurred ; our pages will therefore close with the strength of the navy in 1837, immediately after the promotion which took place on the 10th of January in that year.
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