Battle on the Zuiderzee

11th October 1573
Fought at : Zuiderzee
Part of : Eighty Years War (1568 - 1648)
Previous action : Battle of Haarlemmermeer 26th May 1573
Next action : Battle of the Scheldt 29th January 1574

A naval battle during the Eighty Years' War in which a Dutch fleet of 24 ships and 700 sailors, destroyed a larger and better-equipped Spanish fleet of 30 ships 1300 sailors on the Zuiderzee. The Spanish lost 6 ships and 300 sailors captured.

 

Spain - Maximilien de Hénin-Liétard

 
Spanish Vessels, Maximilien de Hénin-Liétard
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
 

Dutch Republic - Cornelis Jansz Dirkszoon

 
Dutch Vessels, Cornelis Jansz Dirkszoon
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Eendracht UnknownClaes WijbrantszoonFleet Flagship
 

Notes on Action


Dutch captains known to have participatedBPvN


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BPvN Biografisch Portaal van Nederland Web Site

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