Frigates were left to watch Navarino.
The Egyptians and Turks had only three line of battleships and fifteen large frigates, together with a swarm of small craft which raised their total number to eighty and upwards.
The next solution was to develop anti-submarine frigates that could be added to the escort groups.
The wind was too light to let them chase off the British frigates.
The place opposite the Danish fort which was to have been taken by him was occupied by Captain Riou and the frigates.