The naval Battle of Reval in Tallinn

The Swedish king, Gustav III sent the battlefleet under his brother Prince Karl, Duke of Södermanland, to eliminate Admiral Chichagov’s Russian squadron, which had wintered in the harbour at Reval. The Battle of Reval took place on 13 May 1790 during the Russo-Swedish War (1788-1790), off the port of Reval. The Russian fleet was anchored in a […]