Action of 14 August 1564

The second Battle outside northern Öland was a sea battle fought during the Northern Seven Years' War between Sweden against Denmark and the Free City of Lübeck, on 14 August 1564. Sweden who suffered one ship (Elefanten) won the battle over the allies whom suffered three captured ships (Böse Lejonet, Morian, David).

Second battle outside northern Öland
Part of Northern Seven Years' War
Date14 August 1564
Location
Northern edge of Öland, Baltic Sea
Result Swedish victory
Belligerents
 Sweden  Denmark
Lübeck
Commanders and leaders
Sweden Klas Kristersson Horn Denmark Herluf Trolle
Friedrich Knebel
Strength
Sweden 28 ships Denmark 39 ships
Casualties and losses
light 3 ships captured
600 men captured

SourcesEdit

  • Unger, Gunnar (1909). Illustrerad svensk sjökrigshistoria: afsedd för undervisningen vid k. sjökrigsskolan. D. 1, Omfattande tiden intill 1680 (in Swedish). Stockholm: Bonnier. SELIBR 648419.
  • Glete, Jan (2010). Swedish naval administration, 1521-1721: resource flows and organisational capabilities. The northern world, 1569-1462 ; 46. Leiden: Brill. p. 153. ISBN 9789004179165. SELIBR 11656061.