Action of 27 August 1661

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Action of 27 August, 1661
Part of Cretan War (1645-1669)
Date 27 August, 1661
Location Milos, Greece
Result Venetian and Maltese victory
Belligerents
 Republic of Venice
Sovereign Military Order of Malta Order of Saint John
 Ottoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Republic of Venice Giorgio Morosini
Sovereign Military Order of Malta Ruffo
Unknown
Units involved
20 galleys and 2 galleasses 36 galleys
Casualties and losses
Unknown 5 galleys sunk, 4 galleys captured

Action of 27 August 1661 was a naval battle that took place on 27 August 1661 near Milos, Greece between the Republic of Venice and the Sovereign Military Order of Malta over the Ottoman Empire.

Ships involved[edit]

Venice/Malta[edit]

20 galleys and 2 galleasses

Turkey[edit]

36 galleys - 5 sunk, 4 captured

Result[edit]

The result was a victory for Venice and Malta over the Ottoman Empire.

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