About Me

Cem Devrim Yaylalı was born in Paris and raised in Istanbul, where he currently lives. He has a degree in economics, from University of Istanbul. His interest in naval issues began by taking photos of warships visiting Istanbul. His first photos were published in Jane’s Fighting Ships in 1991. Since then his photos and articles have been published in various naval publications both Turkish and foreign such as Combat Fleets of the World, Warships IFR. He is the author of webpage: www.turkishnavy.net. He is married with one son.


  • “21. Yüzyılda Deniz Kuvvetlerinin Rotaları”, Türk Deniz Kuvvetleri Dergisi, July 2002; Issue 584
  • “1971 Hindistan – Pakistan Savaşı Deniz Muharebeleri”, Türk Deniz kuvvetleri Dergisi, March 2003; Issue 586
  • “Türk Deniz Kuvvetlerinde Fırkateynler“, Turkish Defence Dergisi, July 2004, Issue 2
  • “Karanlık Suların Görünmeyen Avcıları: Denizaltılar“, Popüler Bilim Magazine, November 2005, Issue 141
  • “Turkish Fleet’s Post 9/11 Challenge“, Warships International Fleet Review Magazine, Issues July – August 2007
  • “Turkish Straits Key To Georgian Crisis“, Warships International Fleet Review Magazine, Issue December 2008
  • “Bosphorus Sail Through”, Warships International Fleet Review Magazine, Issue November 2009
  • “The Turkish Navy Fleet Review”, Seaforth World Naval Review 2011, Seaforth Publishing December 2010

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