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The Battles of Schooneveld were two naval battles of the Franco-Dutch War, fought off the coast of the Netherlands on 7 June and 14 June 1673 (New Style; 28 May and 4 June in the Julian calendar then in use in England) between an allied Anglo-French fleet commanded by Prince Rupert of the Rhine on his flagship the Royal Charles, and the fleet of the United Provinces, commanded by Michiel de Ruyter.
|Battles of Schooneveld|
|Part of Franco-Dutch War|
The first battle of Schooneveld, 7 June 1673 by Willem van de Velde, the elder, painted c.1684.
|Commanders and leaders|
Rupert of the Rhine|
Jean II d'Estrées
Michiel de Ruyter|
|Casualties and losses|
|2 ships||1 ship|
The Dutch victories in the two battles, and at the Battle of the Texel that followed in August, saved their country from an Anglo-French invasion.