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 IV (1577-1648)

 
Danish Squadron, Christian IV (1577-1648)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Trefoldighed (44)  Fleet Flagship
Lindormen (38)  
Tre Løver (36)  
Norske Løve (46)  
Phonix (32)  
Sorte Rytter (26)  
Neptunus (22)  
Postillionen (12)  
Hollandske Fregat (12)  
 

Dutch Republic

 
Dutch Squadron, Maarten Thijssen

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 descriptionEWIKI
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.

Sources


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EWIKIWikipediaVarious, Web Site

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