Battle of Cabo de Gata

2nd September 1643
Part of : Franco-Spanish War (1635 - 1659)
Previous action : Battle of Barcelona 1st July 1642 - 3rd July 1642
Next action : Battle of Orbitello 14th June 1646



Armarda del Mar Oceano

- Nuestra Señora de la Asuncion y Santiago. Capitana Real. Galeon.(1200 Tn).
- San Joseph. Almiranta Real. Galeón. (800 Tn).
- Testa de Oro. Galeón (800 Tn).
- Santiago de Portugal. Galeón (500 Tn, 30 cañones, 300 hombres).
- Nuestra Señora de Regla. Galeon (450 Tn).
- Sol de Jesús. Urca (600 Tn).
- San Marcos. Urca (650 Tn, 46 cañones y 350 hombres).

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Neopolitan Squadron

- Capitana de Napoles. Galeon-Urca (600 Tn, 50 cañones y 500 hombres).
- Santa Cruz. Galeón (414 Tn).
- Adan y Eva. Urca (550 Tn).

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Armarda de Flandes

- Nuestra Señora de Atocha. Capitana Real. Galeon.
- Nuestra Señora de la Natividad. Almiranta Real. Galeon.
- Nuestra Señora de Stella Maris. Galeón.
- Santiago. Galeón.
- San Juan Bautista. Galeon.
- Santa Barbara de Dunkerque. Galeon (¿500?, 35 cañones y 300 hombres).
- Santa Teresa. Fragata.
- Santa Dorotea. Fragata.
- Santa Agata. Fragata.
- Santa Barbara. Fragata.
- Nuestra Señora de las Virgenes. Fragata.
- Santa Inés. Fragata.

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes

Royaume de France - Jean Armand de Maillé-Brézé (Duc de Maillé-Brézé)

French Fleet, Jean Armand de Maillé-Brézé (Duc de Maillé-Brézé)

twenty-four ships and twelve fire-ships

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes


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