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Battle Name : Groët-Keeten

Date(s) : 27 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


A British amphibious attack succeeded against a numerically superior enemy. The troops were supported by the guns of an Anglo-Russian fleet.


A village in northwestern Holland about 6 miles south of the town of Den Helder. (Holland)

Casualty figures

French Allies [Batavian]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,400 (12.73%)

British forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
487 (6.09%)