Battle of Oliwa

Battle of Gdańsk Roadstead

28th November 1627
Part of : Polish–Swedish War (1626 - 1629)

Took place slightly north of the port of Danzig (Gdańsk) near the village of Oliva (Oliwa). It was the largest naval battle fought by the Polish royal navy, and resulted in the defeat of a small Swedish squadron. The Poles slipped out of the Danzig harbor and captured the Swedish flagship and sank another vessel.

 

Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth - Arend Dijckmann

 
1st Squadron
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Ritter Sankt Georg 31Arend DijckmannFleet Flagship CO Killed
Fliegender Hirsch 20 
Schwarzer Rabe 16 
Meerweib 12 
Gelber Löwe 10 
 
2nd Squadron, Jakub Mora (James Murray)
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
König David 31Jakub Mora (James Murray)Squadron Flagship
Feuerblase 18 
Meermann 17 
Arche Noah 16 
Weißer Löwe 8 
 

Sweden - Nils Stiernsköld

 
Swedish Vessels, Nils Stiernsköld
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Tigern 22 Nils StiernsköldFleet Flagship Captured
Solen 38  Sunk
Månen 26 
Pelikanen 20 
Enhörningen 18 
Papegojan 16 
 

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