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Other Boats
Piyade (Excursion) Caique, 3 Pairs of Oars
She belongs to the 19th century. She is built with carvel planking and has spoon bow form. She was used for transportation of people, members of Palace and government officials. Castle deck planking is ornamented with floral motifs.
Piyade (Excursion) Caique, One Pair of Oars
She belongs to the 19th century. She has spoon bow form. She was built by Georges Z. Lulio in Bebek in 1870. The caique was donated to the museum by Prince Abbas Celal.
Piyade (Excursion) Caique, 3 Pairs of Oars
She belongs to Grand Vizier Said Halim Pasha (1863-1921). She is built with carvel planking and has spoon bow form. Castle deck planking is ornamented with golden leaf floral motifs.
Mabeyn (Courtier) Caique with Kiosk, 5 Pairs of Oars
She was used as service caique of Palace and used by Sultan when he went about in disguise. She is built with carvel planking and she has spoon bow form. The broadside is not ornamented.
Mabeyn (Courtier) Caique, 3 Pairs of Oars
She belongs to the 19th century. She is built carvel planking and has spoon bow form. The broadside is not ornamented while the inner side has rich marquetry decoration. It is thought that the caique was used for the service of Palace and also used by Sultan when he went about in disguise.
Caique, 2 Pairs of Oars
She belongs to the reign of Sultan Abdülhamid II (1876-1909). She is built with clinker planking and has a spoon bow and square stern. She was used in the pond in Yıldız Palace.
Caique, 2 Pairs of Oars
She is built with clinker planking and has a straight bow and square stern.
Caique, 2 Pairs of Oars
She was used by Abbas Paşa in 19th and 20th century. She is built with clinker planking and has a straight bow and square stern.
Piyade (Excursion) Caique, 2 Pairs of Oars
She belongs to the 19th century. She was used for transportation of members of the Palace and government officials. She is built with carvel planking and has spoon bow form. Castle deck planking is ornamented with floral motifs.
Piyade (Excursion) Caique, 3 Pairs of Oars
She belongs to Grand Vizier Said Halim Pasha (1863-1921). She is built with clinker planking and has straight bow and square stern. She was built by Georges Z. Lulio in 1870 in Bebek. The broadside is ornamented with graceful floral and marine species.
Caique, 2 Pairs of Oars
She was built by Georges Z. Lulio in 1870 in Bebek. She is built with clinker planking and has a straight bow and square stern.
İnebolu Caique
This pereme caique (rowing boat), which is the only known Anatolian rowing boat, is built with “shell-first” technique. İnebolu caiques were used for ordnance transportation between İnebolu and war-ships during the War of Independence. As she was one of these caiques used for ordnance transportation at those times, she was called “Ghazi”. The caique has three pairs of oars ; under of waterline is green, the hull and bulwark are pink coloured.
Rescue Boat, 5 Pairs of Oars
She is the rescue boat of the Yacht Ertuğrul (1903-1937). She is built with clinker planking and has a straight bow and square stern. She was built by Vasfi in 1911-1912 in the Imperial Dockyard.
Lifeboat, 3 pairs of oars
Belonging to the reign of Sultan Abdülaziz (1861-1876) she is built with mahogany carvel planking and she has spoon bow form. In 1876 when Sultan Abdülaziz was dethroned he was taken to the Topkapı palace by this caique. There is a cornucopia (horn) inlaid with golden leaves on the bow. Pomegranate, grape, pineapple, plum, pear, hash and grape leaves are overflowing from the horn. By means of watertight compartments the caique is designed to avoid sinking. It is an interesting example for modern lifeboats.