Battle of Dogger Bank

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The Battle of Dogger Bank refers to a number of naval battles fought near and over the Dogger Bank in the North Sea:

  • The Battle of Dogger Bank (1696), 7 June 1696, during the War of the Grand Alliance between a French squadron under Jean Bart and a Dutch convoy under Rutger Bucking
  • The Battle of Dogger Bank (1781), 5 August 1781, during the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War between a British squadron under Hyde Parker and a Dutch squadron under Johan Zoutman
  • The Dogger Bank incident (1904), 21 October 1904, during the Russo-Japanese War, when Russian sailors wrongly opened fire on British fishing boats
  • The Battle of Dogger Bank (1915), 24 January 1915, during World War I, between squadrons of the Royal Navy and the German Navy
  • The Battle of Dogger Bank (1916), 10 February 1916, the second during World War I, between a mine-sweeping squadron of the Royal Navy and German torpedo boats