Imperial Caique, 7 pairs of oars


Belonging to the reign of Sultan V. Mehmed (1909-1918) she is built with carvel planking. She has fantail stern and straight bow. Along the outer edging with ropes, a band of poppies is ornamented in high relief inlaid with golden leaves.  On the stern imperial escutcheon and the tughra of the Sultan Reşad is placed. On the inner edging, there is an ornament with floral patterns and stylized oysters in Art Nouveau style. On the forecastle there is a pheasant figure symbolizing beauty and grace.


Length: 14.44 m

Width: 2.17 m

Height: 2.28 m