Auxiliaries and Other Ships
Akar Class LOA 476′ / 145 m TDISP 19,040 tons (2 active since 1987) one unti, TCG Akar, is a tanker, while the other, later ship TCG Yarbay Kudret Güngör, is a logistics support vessel with different equipment and fuel mix.
TCG Isin A-589 Diver Class Salvage Ship (1979) LOA 214′ / 65.2 m TDISP 2,000 tons (US service as USS Safeguard (1944-1979)
TCG Akin A-585 (1970) Chanticleer Class LOA 252′ / 76.8 m TDISP 2,300 tons formerly USS Greenlet ASR-10 (1943-1970)
TCG Gazal A-587 Cherokee Class (1973) LOA 205′ / 62.5 m TDISP 1,600 tons (formerly USS Sioux ATF-75 (1942-1973) can be used also for salvage
TCG İskenderun A-1600 (2002) originally a ferry. LOA 418′ / 127.4 m TDISP 7,000 tons
Rhein Class LOA 320′ / 97.5 m TDISP 2,900 tons (2 active, service since 1993) originally German Rhein class tenders, since 1962.
MY Savarona Turkish Presidential Yacht (1931) LOA 446′ / 135.9 m TDISP 4,600 tons. Designed by Gibbs & Cox, Built by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, as a American luxury yacht for Emily Roebling Cadwalader, sold to Turkey 1938.
TCG Nusret N-16 (2011) commissioned replica. A replica of the Ottoman-era minesweeper TCG Nusret LOA 132′ / 40.2 m TDISP 365 tons. Original served 1915-1955, built in Kiel, and laid the a 26-mine field during the Dardanelles Naval Campaign in Feb. 1915 that HMS Irresistible, HMS Ocean and the French battleship Bouvet were sunk in. Located at Çanakkale Naval Museum.
TCG Nusret (1915-1955) LOA 132′ / 40.2 m TDISP 365 tons. Original ship (other details as above), after 1955 was converted to a civilian cargo ship, and was mostly unrecognizable. Later, the ship sunk in Mersin Harbor in 1990, raised in 1999. Modified back to her original naval appearance. Transported and installed in a park at Tarsus, 2003.