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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018 | Licence: All Rights Reserved
Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018 | Licence: All Rights Reserved

Naval action off Heligoland, 9 May 1864

9th May 1864

John Christian Schetky

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Title

Naval action off Heligoland, 9 May 1864

Date

9th May 1864

Description

A naval engagement off Heligoland between the Danes and the Austrians and Prussians; the allies were compelled to retreat. Danish ships from left to right: Humdall, Tylland and Nielsjuel; Austrian ships Radetsky and Schwartzenburg on fire.

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Location

Heligoland, Germany

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Approximate

Credits

Image Credit

Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018

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