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Battle of Lister Dyb

Sjöslaget vid Lister Dyb

16th May 1644
Part of : Danish-Swedish War (1643 - 1645)
Next action : Action of May 25th 1644 25.5.1644

This battle took place on 16 May 1644 during the Danish-Swedish War near List Deep, between Sylt and Rømø in western Denmark. Nine Danish ships under King Christian IV forced 26 smaller Dutch ships to retreat into List Deep. (Wikipedia)

 

Denmark -
Christian IVDanish
Naval Sailor

 
Danish Squadron,
Christian IVDanish
Naval Sailor
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Trefoldighed (44) 1642-1657
Danish 44 Gun
4th Rate Ship
 Fleet Flagship
Lindormen (38) 1626-1644
Danish 38 Gun
3rd Rate Ship
 
Tre Løver (36) 1638-1644
Danish 36 Gun
4th Rate Ship
 
Norske Løve (46) 1634-1653
Danish 46 Gun
4th Rate Ship
 
Phonix (32) 1642-1645
Danish 32 Gun
4th Rate Ship
 
Sorte Rytter (26) 1636-1680
Danish 26 Gun
6th Rate Ship
 
Neptunus (22) 1644-1644
Danish 22 Gun
6th Rate Ship
 
Postillionen (12) 1625-1653
Danish 12 Gun
6th Rate Ship
 
Hollandske Fregat (12) 1643-1653
Danish 12 Gun
6th Rate Ship
 
 

Dutch Republic

 
Dutch Squadron,
Maarten ThijssenDutch
Naval Sailor

Dutch ships were hired, or purchased for service by Louis de Geer, a Flemish industrialist with iron foundrys in Sweden. The fleet sailed from Vlie in April 1644, and returned on 25th June 1644. After repairs the fleet returned to the Sound and participated in the Battle of Fehmarn. (Dutch Warships in the Age of Sail)

Ship NameCommanderNotes
 

Notes on Action


Brief descriptionE-WIKI
This battle took place on 16 May 1644 during the Danish-Swedish War near List Deep, between Sylt and Rømø in western Denmark. Nine Danish ships under King Christian IV forced a retreat back into List Deep of 26 smaller Dutch ships (13 under Thijsen and 13 under Gierdtson) which had come to assist Sweden against Denmark. 4 more Dutch ships from Marcus's squadron appeared during the battle but took no part.

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