Action of 1667-05-17

17th May 1667
Part of : The Second Anglo-Dutch War (1665 - 1667)
Previous action : Battle of Nevis 10.5.1667
Next action : Raid on the Medway 9.6.1667 - 14.6.1667

 

Kingdom of England

 
Unknown Division
Ship NameCommanderNotes
 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Princess (56) Henry Dawes (d.1667)
 

Dutch Republic

 
Unknown Division
Ship NameCommanderNotes
 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Faisant (38)  
Harderinne (38)  
 

Notes on Action


Description of the ActionNWB
Two of the Dutch ships, the Faisant and Harderinne, had fought on May 17th 1667 a brisk action with the English ship Princess 52, near Marstrand on the Swedish coast; both sides had suffered considerable losses both in men and gear, and they had parted by mutual consent after about three hours' fighting. Dawes, captain of the Princess, and Van Dprt, captain of the Faisant, were among those killed.


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