Eendracht and Royal Charles clash at the Battle of Lowestoft, 3 June 1665

Eendracht and Royal Charles clash at the Battle of Lowestoft, 3 June 1665
This sketch shows the clash between the Eendracht and the Royal Charles during the battle of Lowestoft of 3 June 1665. The Eendracht is the ship exploding in the centre of the picture, with the Royal Charles to the right.

Picture reproduced courtesy of Seaforth Publishing, and can be found in The Four Days Battle of 1666, Frank L. Fox

The Four Days Battle of 1666, Frank L Fox. This is a detailed study of the longest major battle of the age of sail, using English and Dutch accounts of the fighting to produce a clear but detailed account of the battle, the events that led up to it and its aftermath. An excellent study of a battle often described as the 'Greatest Sea Fight of the Age of Sail', and one that came just as the old melee tactics were being replaced by the line of battle [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (16 November 2009), Eendracht and Royal Charles clash at the Battle of Lowestoft, 3 June 1665, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_lowestoft_1665.html

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