Battle of Flushing

17th April 1573
Fought at : Vlissingen
Part of : Eighty Years War (1568 - 1648)
Next action : Battle of Borsele 22.4.1573

The Dutch fleet initially left Flushing, but returned when the Spanish fleet was hit by the city's cannons. Five Spanish ships were seized, but the remainder managed to reach the cities of Middelburg and Arnemuiden.

 

Dutch Republic

 
Dutch Vessels, Lieven Keersmaker
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Spain

 
Spanish Vessels, Sancho d'Avila (1523-1583)
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