Battle of Hogland (1705)

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Battle of Hogland (1705)
Part of Great Northern War
Date 20 August 1705
Location Near Hogland Island, Gulf of Finland
Result Swedish victory
Belligerents
 Swedish Navy  Imperial Russian Navy
Commanders and leaders
Cornelius Ankarstierna unknown
Strength
1 ship of the line 7 galleys

The battle of Hogland 1705 was a minor naval battle between the Swedish ship of the line Reval and 7 Russian galleys. After several hours of fighting the Swedes were victorius. It was the first time that Russian galleys took part in a naval battle in the Baltic Sea.

Sources[edit]

  • 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.