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Action of 31 July 1712
|Action of 31 July 1712|
|Part of Great Northern War|
|Commanders and leaders|
|5 ships||8 ships, 1 pram, 1 galley, 1 bomb, 1 "kreiert", 11 transports|
|Casualties and losses|
|Unknown||1 "kreiert" scuttled and captured|
This battle took place on 31 July 1712 southeast of Rügen, in the Baltic Sea, during the Great Northern War. The site is known as Neues Tief in German, Nydyp in Danish, and Nya Djupet in Swedish. The action was inconclusive.
The name of the ship is followed by the number of guns carried.
St Thomas 30
St Johannes 30
Sjökane I 8
Sjökane II 8
? 6 (pram)
? 6 (galley)
1 crayer (kreiert) - Scuttled 2/3 August, captured 5/6 August, refloated 6 August, fought on Danish side on 17 August
- Garde, Hans Georg (1852). Den dansk-norske Sömagts historie 1700-1814. Copenhagen. pp. 35 ff.
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