Action of 22nd Oct. 1622

Sinking of the Saint Vincent

2nd October 1622 - 3rd October 1622
Part of : Eighty Years War (1568 - 1648)
Previous action : Battle of Gibraltar 10th August 1621
Next action : Action of 15th June 1624 15th June 1624

 

Spain - Pedro de la Plesa

 
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Saint Vincent UnknownJean Jacobsen150 mens Exploded
 

Notes on Action


Blown up of saint Vincent 

Attack of "Saint Vincent" Captain Jean Jacobsen and two other ships of the Escadre of Flandre commanded by  Captain Juan Garcia and Admiral Pedro de la Plesa by 9 ships from Vice-Admiral Hermann Kleuter

Isolated after 13 hours of combat and sunk the dutch flagship , Jacobsen blown up his ship with an other Dutch

Casualty count :

Dutch 2 ships and 400 mens

Spanish 1 ship and 150 mens

30 alive but majority hanged despite Vice-Admiral Hermann Kleuter assurances

Two mousses non hanged Cornil Jacobsen and Gaspard Bart



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