Battle of Sluis

26th May 1603
Part of : Eighty Years War (1568 - 1648)
Previous action : Battle of the Narrow Seas 3.10.1602 - 4.10.1602
Next action : Battle of Gibraltar 25.4.1607

A Spanish squadron commanded by Federico Spinola tried to break through a blockade of Sluis by Dutch ships under the command of Joos de Moor. After about two hours of fighting the heavily damaged Spanish ships returned to Sluis. Federico Spinola, was killed during the action.

 

Spain

 
Spanish Galleys, Federico Spinola (1571-1603)
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Dutch Republic

 
Dutch vessels, Joos de Moor (1548-1618)
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