Among this men from Turk's Royal Navy.. there were 8 Johore Dato's. Unfortunately.. all 8 of them were lost at sea during the faithful voyage onboard of the Ertugrul
HH Sultan Abu Bakar
1862 – 1868
1868 – 1885
1885 – 1895
During his visit to Ottoman Empire in 1885.. HRH Abu Bakar was awarded with First Degree Award of Ottoman Empire.
Johore delegates comprised Tunku Abd. Hamid (Father of Prof. DiRaja Ungku Aziz), Dato' Amar DiRaja Rahman Andak and Tun Ali Kelana also awarded with Caliph's Award..
During Ottoman Royal navy voyage to Japan in 1890's... enroute to Pengkalan Tambatan in Selat Tebrau.. a delegation of Ottoman Empire of Ertugrul Frigate paid a courtesy visit to Istana Besar Johore..
FROM unpublished Dato' Said's Khronicle No. 5.. there were recorded that 8 of Ottoman Navy crews.. including her captain, Ali Osman Bey, and the other 7 were officers and special envoy of ottoman Caliph to the east was awarded 1st and 2nd classes order of Johore.
Ertugrul set sail to Istanbul in 15th September 1890... and sunk off coast of Japan, some 80 nautica from Yokohama in 16th September..
533 ottoman navy, including 8 Dato's made from Johore were lost their lives.. never made return to Istanbul with a present to the Caliph.
According to the Author.. Dato' Syed in his Khronicle No. 5.. the delegation was embarked in Istana Besar on 1894... while.. Ertugrul was sank off Japanese coast in 1890... W.T.F did they encounter in Istana Besar in '1894".. ghost ship with ghostly crew????
Johor Off Japan
Remains of the Ottoman Navy was floating near the coast of Japan collected by villager nearby.. a week after the incident... the villager held a special prayer at their tomb and built a tugu.... and they'd display A FLAG OF JOHORE to honour the fallen Ottoman navy!!!! W.T.F????????????????