European War 6: 1914 - Duration: 12:40. [7] When the British sloops were first sighted, the Germans hesitated to attack as the new Arabis-class vessels could not be immediately identified. Namensgebend für den Windpark ist die Sandbank Doggerbank. [6], Arabis—along with the other three sloops of her division—had been engaged in sweeping a clear channel east of Dogger Bank when they were sighted by a large number of German torpedo boats. Dogger Bank, extensive isolated shoal in the North Sea, lying about 60 miles (100 km) off the northeastern coast of England.It rises 70 feet (20 metres) higher than the surrounding seafloor, is 160 miles (260 km) long and 60 miles wide at the 120-foot (35-metre) level, and reaches its shallowest point (50 feet [15 metres] below the sea surface) at its western end. He immediately despatched his convoy toward the English coast, and ordered his line to give chase rather than prepare for battle. The Battle of Dogger Bank is the name of a battle which took place on June 17, 1696 as part of the War of the Grand Alliance. Surprisingly, the Dutch ships did not fire as the British approached until the two fleets were about half a musket shot apart. The German vessels eventually engaged the British vessels, after mistaking them for cruisers instead of minesweeping sloops. Battle of Dogger Bank, naval engagement between British and German battle cruisers during World War I. [7]:48 Zoutman, whose ships had been interspersed with the merchantmen, signalled his line to form in between Parker and the convoy. The British fleet closed, raggedly at first due to the poor condition of some of the ships, into a line of battle abreast in accordance with the signal raised at 06:10. Some ships were in such poor condition that the number of guns available to fire was reduced from its normal complement. The Battle of Dogger Bank was a naval encounter between a French force, under the command of the famous privateer, Jean Bart, and a squadron of Dutch ships acting as escort to a convoy of more than one hundred merchant vessels. Three German torpedo boat flotillas sortied into the North Sea and encountered the British 10th Mine-sweeping Flotilla near Dogger Bank. Hipper was proceeding on a false premise. [12] Returning from the sweep, the light cruiser HMS Arethusa struck a German mine, laid in the Sledway channel near the North Cutler buoy the night before, by the submarine SM UC-7. With Admiral Hugo von Pohl becoming mortally ill and Admiral Reinhard Scheer taking command of the German High Seas Fleet on 18 January 1916, the Germans began to take a more offensive strategy in the North Sea. [7]:49 Around mid-morning, the Dutch merchantmen moved away from the action and headed back to Texel. The Battle of Dogger Bank was a naval battle that took place on 5 August 1781 during the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War, contemporaneously related to the American Revolutionary War, in the North Sea. [11], In response to the action off Dogger Bank, the Battlecruiser Fleet from Rosyth, Harwich Force, the 5th Cruiser Division and other elements of the Grand Fleet sailed. [13], This article is about a 1916 battle. By this point, both fleets began disengaging from the fighting and sailed for home. The Battle of Dogger Bank on 10 February 1916 was a naval engagement between the Kaiserliche Marine of the German Empire and the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom, during the First World War. The British blockade of Germany was causing hunger and the Germans lacked the staying power of the British and Scheer desired to find some means to counter British sea power. Battle of Dogger Bank: NavTac Naval Miniature Rules (Battlegame Book, Band 1) Deutsche Dogge Miniatur Hund Ornament – uncropped Ohren – Harlequin Kösener 6010 - Deutsche Dogge Miniatur Neuheit 2010; Deutsche Dogge als Miniaturhund; hergestellt in liebevoller Handarbeit in Kösen; naturgetreue Darstellung wie immer bei Kösener Produkten ; Länge 22 cm, Höhe 16 cm und Breite 6 … After fighting off this attack, Arabis was attacked by six of the German boats and sunk by torpedoes. On 1 August 1781, Admiral Johan Zoutman led a fleet of some 70 merchantmen from the Texel, protected by seven ships of the line as well as a number of frigates and smaller armed vessels. Battle of Dogger Bank. Precursors to the Battle The High Seas Fleet could only prevail against the Grand Fleet in exceptional circumstances, which Jellicoe would never allow but Scheer thought that he could make the British war-weary and German raids in the North Sea became more frequent. Zoutman then also raised his flag and opened fire, raking the Fortitude with a broadside. Battle of Dogger Bank. The Battle of the Dogger Bank took place on 5 August 1781 during the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War, part of the American War of Independence, in the North Sea.It was a bloody encounter between a British squadron under Vice Admiral Sir Hyde Parker, 5th Baronet and a Dutch squadron under Vice Admiral Johan Zoutman, both of which were escorting convoys. Three German torpedo boat flotillas sortied into the North Sea and encountered the British 10th Mine-sweeping Flotilla near Dogger Bank.