British Naval Battlesof1600s
British Naval Battles of 1600s. The chief battles of the British Navy in the 1600s are the following: -
1652. Way 19.-Dover. Blake defeated Tromp.
1652. June 12. - The English engaged the Dutch off the Lizard.
1652. July 4. - The Channel. Ayscue defeated the French.
1652. Aug. 16. - Plymouth. Ayscue defeated De Ruyter.
1652. Aug. 27. - The Dutch defeated the English off Elba.
1652. Sept. 28. - The Goodwins. Blake defeated De Witt.
1652. Nov. 29. - The Ness. Blake defeated by Tromp.
1653. Feb. 18-20. - Off Portland. Blake defeated Tromp.
1653. June 2, 3. - The Gable. Monk defeated Tromp.
1653. July 31. - Defeat and death of Tromp.
1655. Apr. 4.- Blake bombarded Tunis.
1657. April 20. - Blake bombarded Santa Cruz.
1665. June 1-3. - Lowestoft. The Duke of York defeated Opdam.
1666. June 1-4. - The Goodwins. Drawn battle between Monk and De Huytor.
1666. July 25. - North Foreland. Monk defeated De Ruyter.
1667. May 10. - Sir Christopher Harman defeated the French and Dutch.
1667. June 11, 14. - The Dutch in the Medway.
1672. May 3. - Solebay. Indecisive battle between the English and French and the Dutch.
1673. May 28. - The Channel. Prince Rupert repulsed Tromp.
1673. June 4. - The Channel. Prince Rupert repulsed Tromp.
1673. Aug. 11. - Drawn battle between the English and French and the Dutch.
1689. May 1. - Bantry Bay. Drawn battle between Herbert and Chateaurenault.
1690. June 30. - Beachy Head. Drawn battle between the English and Dutch and the French.
1692. May 19-24. - La Hogue. Russell defeated De Tourvllle.
1693. June 17. - Lagos Bay. Rooke defeated by the French.