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off Lowestoft

Battle Name : off Lowestoft

Date(s) : 01 June 1665 - 03 June 1665

Part of : Anglo-Dutch War, Second ,

Outcome : An inconclusive engagement between English Fleet and Dutch Fleet

Type of battle : Sea


Although the two fleets were in sight of one another, and manoeuvring for advantage from noon on the 1st they did not exchange fire until 3 am on the 3 rd.
There were severe losses on both sides but the Dutch lost more ships and men than the English.


Southern North Sea, initially off Lowestoft. (North Sea)