Battle on the Zuiderzee

11th October 1573
Fought at : Zuiderzee
Part of : Eighty Years War (1568 - 1648)
Previous action : Battle of Haarlemmermeer 26.5.1573
Next action : Battle of the Scheldt 29.1.1573/74

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 (1542-1578)

 
Spanish Vessels, Maximilien de Hénin-Liétard (1542-1578)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
 

Dutch Republic - Cornelis Jansz Dirkszoon (1542-1583)

 
Dutch Vessels, Cornelis Jansz Dirkszoon (1542-1583)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Eendracht Claes WijbrantszoonFleet Flagship
 

Notes on Action


Dutch captains known to have participatedBPvN


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BPvNBiografisch Portaal van Nederland Web Site

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