Attack on Saint Martin

20th March 1644 - 17th April 1644
Part of : Eighty Years War (1568 - 1648)
Previous action : Battle of Cape St Vincent 4th November 1641
Next action : Action of 5th March 1646 5th March 1646

Dutch attempt to retake the island from the Spanish. The Dutch withdrew after failing to subdue the defenders.

 

Dutch Republic - Peter Stuyvesant

 
Dutch Forces, Peter Stuyvesant

8 ships and 400-600 men

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
 

Spain

 
Spanish Garrison

120 men

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
 

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