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Den Helder

Battle Name : Den Helder

Date(s) : 28 August 1799

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the Second Coalition ,

Outcome : A victory for British forces over French Allies [Batavian]

Type of battle : Land, Sea


Major General Moore following up from the landings at Gro√ęt-Keeten took the town and port of Den Helder. Ships of the Roayal Navy were then able to sail in and take thirteen Dutch warships and a large quantity of guns and naval stores.


Town and port at the tip of the Noord-Holland peninsular. (Holland)