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Four ships of the Türk Deniz Kuvvetleri (the " title="Military of Turkey">Turkish Navy) have been named Muavenet. The name means "support"; the later ships were named in honor of the first.

The first Muavenet was an " title="Ottoman Empire">Ottoman torpedo boat that sank the pre-dreadnought battleship HMS Goliath during the " title="World War I">Canakkale Wars.

The second Muavenet, ex-HMS Inconstant (H-49), was a destroyer ordered by Turkey to be built in England, but delayed in delivery by " title="World War II">World War II.

Another Muavenet (DM-357), ex-USS Gwin (DD-772), was crippled by missiles from " title="USS Saratoga (CV-60)">USS Saratoga (CV-60).

The most recent Muavenet (F-250), ex-USS Capodanno (FFG-1093), was given to " title="Turkey">Turkey by the " title="United States Navy">United States Navy as restitution for wrecking the previous Muavenet.