воскресенье, 29 марта 2015 г.

Ottoman artillery lost in the battle of Peterwaradein 5 Aug 1716

According to Austrian relation Ottomans lost 149 cannons, 23 mortars & 3 howitzers in the battle of Peterwaradein (Petrovaradin) on 5 August 1716. Their calibres & origin of cast were the following:
- 1 30-pdr (Turk.)
- 6 20-pdr (Turk.)
- 8 16-pdr (Turk)
- 5 12-pdr (Turk)
- 1 8-pdr (European cast, with dolphin)
- 1 6-pdr (European cast, with dolphin)
- 15 5-pdr 
- 24 4-pdr
- 25 3-pdr (mostly trophies)
- 6 2-pdr (mostly trophies)
- 72 cannons of lesser calibres (mostly Turkish)
- one 60-pdr howitzer (Austrian)
- one 24-pdr howitzer (Turk.)
- one 13-pdr howitzer (trophy, cast 1595)
See details below (compare with composition of Temeswar artillery, link)




Source: Hungarisch und Venetianisches Kriegs-Theatrum... Leipzig, 1717. S. 110-112.

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