Battle of Ösel Island

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Battle of Osel Island

Part of the Great Northern War

Aleksey Bogolyubov. Battle of Oesel

Date
June 4, 1719

Location
near Saaremaa

Result
Russian victory

Belligerents

Swedish Empire
Tsardom of Russia

Commanders and leaders

Commodore Wrangel
Captain Naum Senyavin

Strength

1 ship of the line
1 frigate
1 brigantine
6 ships of the line
1 smaller boat

Casualties and losses

3 ships captured
451 killed, wounded and captured
As few as 18

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Great Northern War

Campaigns

Denmark
Russia and the Baltic provinces
Poland-Lithuania/Saxony
Ottoman Empire
Sweden and Northern Germany
Norway
Finland

Battles

1st Riga
1st Tönning
Humlebæk
Varja
1st Narva
Petschora
Düna
Rauge
Erastfer
Darsūniškis
Vilnius
Kliszów
Hummelshof
Nöteborg
Saladen
Pultusk
Systerbäck
Wesenberg
Thorn
Jakobstadt
Posen
2nd Narva
Punitz
Gemauerthof
Warsaw
Praga
1st Grodno
Fraustadt
Olkieniki
Kletsk
Kalisz
2nd Grodno
Holowczyn
Neva
Malatitze
Rajovka
Koporye
Lesnaya
Kolkanpää
Desna
Koniecpol
Veprik
Oposhnya
Krasnokutsk–Gorodnoye
Sokolki
Poltava
Perevolochna
2nd Riga
2nd Vyborg
Pruth Campaign
Helsingborg
Køge Bay
Wismar
Gadebusch
2nd Tönning
Bender
Finland
Battle of Fladstrand
Hogland
Pälkäne
Storkyro
Gangut
Stralsund
Fehmarn
Rügen
Stresow
Dynekilen
Göteborg
Strömstad
Fredriksten
Carolean Death March
Ösel
Stäket
Grengam

Treaties

The Battle of Osel Island took place on May 24, 1719 (O.S.), during the Great Northern War. It was fought near the island of Saaremaa (Ösel). It led to a victory for the Russian captain Naum Senyavin, whose forces captured three enemy vessels, sustaining as few as eighteen casualties. It was the first Russian naval victory which did not involve ramming or boarding actions.

Contents

1 Ships involved

1.1 Russia
1.2 Sweden

2 References

Ships involved[edit]
Russia[edit]

Devonshire 52
Portsmouth 52
Raphail 52
Uriil 52
Varachail 52
Hyagudiil 52
Natalia 18

Sweden[edit]

Wachtmeister 52 – Captured
Karlskrona Vapen 30 – Captured
Bernhardus 10 – Captured

References[edit]

Naval Wars in the Baltic 1553-1850 (1910) – R. C. Anderson
http://www.neva.ru/EXPO96/book/chap2-3.
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