The 1944 Greek naval mutiny was a mutiny amongst ships of the Royal Hellenic Navy which began in April 1944 concerning the composition of the Greek government-in-exile, in support of the National Liberation Front (EAM). Petros Voulgaris was called from retirement and appointed Vice-Admiral to quell the revolt.

The revolt began in Alexandria.[1] Sailors Revolutionary Commissions were formed both on ships and the naval shore establishments on 4 April 1944.[2]

Ships involved


  1. ^ C. Jones, Mark (1 January 2002). "Misunderstood and Forgotten: The Greek Naval Mutiny of April 1944". Journal of Modern Greek Studies. 20: 367–397. doi:10.1353/mgs.2002.0026. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  2. ^ Grigorios Mezeviris. "theitalianattack". Retrieved 13 June 2018.