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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 DijckmannPolish
Naval Sailor
Service 1627

 
1st Squadron
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Ritter Sankt Georg (31) 1627-1628
Polish 31 Gun
4th Rate Galleon
Hieronymus TeschkePolish
Naval Sailor
Service 1627-1628
Fleet Flagship CO Killed
Fliegender Hirsch (20) 1626-1627
Polish 20 Gun
4th Rate Galleon
 
Schwarzer Rabe (16) 1627-1627
Polish 16 Gun
6th Rate
 
Meerweib (12) 1623-1632
Polish 12 Gun
6th Rate Pink
Adolf von ArgenPolish
Naval Sailor
Service 1627-1628
Gelber Löwe (10) 1622-1628
Polish 10 Gun
6th Rate Pink
Hans KizeroPolish
Naval Sailor
 
2nd Squadron,
Jakub Mora (James Murray)Polish
Naval Sailor
Ship NameCommanderNotes
König David (31) 1623-1630
Polish 31 Gun
4th Rate Galleon
Jakub Mora (James Murray)Polish
Naval Sailor
Squadron Flagship
Feuerblase (18) 1627-1627
Polish 18 Gun
5th Rate
 
Meermann (17) 1627-1627
Polish 17 Gun
5th Rate Galleon
 
Arche Noah (16) 1625-1632
Polish 16 Gun
5th Rate Pink
Magnus WesmanPolish
Naval Sailor
Service 1627-1628
Weißer Löwe (8) 1627-1627
Polish 8 Gun
6th Rate
 
 

Sweden -
Nils StiernsköldSwedish
Naval Sailor

 
Swedish Vessels,
Nils StiernsköldSwedish
Naval Sailor
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Tigern (22) 1624-1627
Swedish 22 Gun
4th Rate Galleon
Nils StiernsköldSwedish
Naval Sailor
Fleet Flagship Captured
Solen (38) 1627-1627
Swedish 38 Gun
4th Rate Galleon
  Sunk
Månen (26) 1627-1627
Swedish 26 Gun
4th Rate Galleon
 
Pelikanen (20) 1627-1627
Swedish 20 Gun
5th Rate Galleon
 
Enhörningen (18) 1627-1627
Swedish 18 Gun
5th Rate Galleon
 
Papegojan (16) 1627-1627
Swedish 16 Gun
5th Rate
 
 

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