The Battle of Itea (Greek: Ναυμαχία της Ιτέας) was a naval battle opposing the Greek revolutionary fleet and the Ottoman - Egyptian fleet, fought on 29/30 September 1827 in the Gulf of Corinth, during the Greek War of Independence. It was a hallmark in the world naval history annals: a steam-engined gunship, was able to defeat and sink as series of warships with sails.
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