Battle of Nöteborg (1656)

The Battle of Nöteborg in July 1656 was a naval battle between 250 smaller Russian ships, who had surrounded the city of Nöteborg, and 50 smaller Swedish ships under the command of Carl Gustaf Wrangel during the Russo-Swedish War (1656–58). Few details are known, but it was a Swedish victory.

Battle of Nöteborg (1656)
Part of the Second Northern War
DateJuly 1656
Location
Result Swedish victory
Belligerents
Naval Ensign of Sweden.svg Swedish Empire Flag of Russia.svg Tsardom of Russia
Commanders and leaders
Carl Gustaf Wrangel unknown
Strength
50 smaller ships 250 smaller ships

SourcesEdit

  • Ehrensvärd, Ulla; Kokkonen, Pellervo; Nurminen, Juha (1995). Mare Balticum : 2000 år av östersjöns historia [2000 years of history of the Baltic Sea] (in Swedish). ISBN 9511139932.