Dardanelles Defender: The Ottoman Torpedo Boat Sultanhisar

James Hunter

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The exploits of the Australian submarine 'AE2' during the Gallipoli campaign are legend in Australian naval history. Far less is known about 'AE2's' captor, the Ottoman torpedo boat 'Sultanhisar'. Curator of RAN Maritime Archaeology Dr James Hunter explores 'Sultanhisar's' service history and its role in one of World War l's most famous naval engagements.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)26-31
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • Australian naval history
  • Sultanhisar
  • Australian submarine AE2
  • Galliopi campaign
  • Sultanhisar's service history

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