List of naval battles between battleships

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This is a list of naval battles in history where steel vessels rated as battleships and/or battlecruisers engaged each other in combat.

Date Battles Conflict Combatants A Combatants B Result
8–9 February 1904 Battle of Port Arthur Russo-Japanese War Imperial Japanese Navy Imperial Russian Navy Indecisive
10 August 1904 Battle of the Yellow Sea Russo-Japanese War Imperial Japanese Navy Imperial Russian Navy Japanese victory
27–28 May 1905 Battle of Tsushima Russo-Japanese War Imperial Japanese Navy Imperial Russian Navy Japanese victory
16 December 1912 Battle of Elli First Balkan War Royal Hellenic Navy Ottoman Navy Greek victory
18 January 1913 Battle of Lemnos First Balkan War Royal Hellenic Navy Ottoman Navy Greek victory
29 October 1914 Black Sea Raid World War I Ottoman Navy Imperial Russian Navy Ottoman Victory
18 November 1914 Battle of Cape Sarych World War I Ottoman Navy Imperial Russian Navy Indecisive
24 January 1915 Battle of Dogger Bank (1915) World War I Kaiserliche Marine Royal Navy British victory
10 May 1915 Action of 10 May 1915 World War I Ottoman Navy Imperial Russian Navy Indecisive
8–19 August 1915 Battle of the Gulf of Riga World War I Kaiserliche Marine Imperial Russian Navy Russian victory
8 January 1916 Action of 8 January 1916 World War I Ottoman Navy Imperial Russian Navy Indecisive
31 May – 1 June 1916 Battle of Jutland World War I Kaiserliche Marine Royal Navy Indecisive
16 October – 3 November 1917 Battle of Moon Sound World War I Kaiserliche Marine Imperial Russian Navy German victory
9 April 1940 Action off Lofoten World War II Royal Navy Kriegsmarine Indecisive
3 July 1940 Battle of Mers-el-Kébir World War II Royal Navy Vichy French Navy British victory
9 July 1940 Battle of Calabria World War II Royal Navy Regia Marina Indecisive
23–25 September 1940 Battle of Dakar World War II Royal Navy Vichy French Navy Vichy French victory
27 November 1940 Battle of Cape Spartivento World War II Royal Navy Regia Marina Indecisive
24 May 1941 Battle of the Denmark Strait World War II Royal Navy Kriegsmarine German victory
26–27 May 1941 Hunt for the Bismarck World War II Royal Navy Kriegsmarine British victory
8–16 November 1942 Battle of Casablanca World War II United States Navy Vichy French Navy American victory
14–15 November 1942 Second Battle of Guadalcanal World War II United States Navy Imperial Japanese Navy American victory
26 December 1943 Battle of North Cape World War II Royal Navy Kriegsmarine British victory
25 October 1944 Battle of Surigao Strait World War II United States Navy Imperial Japanese Navy American victory

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