After 1926, he was known for his sea tales. He drew his subjects from the sea-related events that developed in the Aegean Region and Mediterranean Region coasts and offshore. The free and unruly sea in which he lives, which he knows to the smallest details, fishermen, divers, sponge hunters and ships whose fates are in the hands of the sea, strengthened by a rich term and mythological treasure, with a poetic, sometimes lame, but dragging narrative that comes from an endless fascination with the sea. the story and the novel.

As a person who influenced important intellectuals of his time such as Azra Erhat with his writings and thoughts, the fisherman, who had translated about a hundred books in various languages ​​and whose works were published afterwards, was given the 1971 State Culture Gift by the Ministry of Culture.