Battle of Borsele

22nd April 1573
Fought at : Borsele
Part of : Eighty Years War (1568 - 1648)
Previous action : Battle of Flushing 17th April 1573
Next action : Battle of Haarlemmermeer 26th May 1573

The Spanish fleet sailed from the port of Antwerp to try to supply the cities of Middelburg and Arnemuiden, which were besieged by Dutch troops. A few ships managed to reach their objective but the bulk of the Spanish ships was forced to return to Antwerp.

 

Spain - Sancho d'Avila

 
Spanish Vessels, Sancho d'Avila
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Dutch Republic

 
Dutch (Watergeuzen) vessels
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