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Siege of El Morro

11th June 1762 - 30th July 1762
Part of : Seven Years' War (1756/05/17 - 1763/02/10)
Previous action : Operations against Havana 6.6.1762 - 13.8.1762
Next action : Battle of Manilla 24.9.1762 - 6.10.1762

A subsidiary action to the Operations against Havanna


Great Britain (Royal Navy)

British Squadron

Detached from the main fleet on 1st July, the bombardment by these vessels was ineffective. The suffered severe damage and 192 casualties.

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Marlborough (68) 1756-1762
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Thomas BurnettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1782
Cambridge (80) 1755-1808
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
William GoostreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1762
CO Killed
Dragon (74) 1760-1784
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Augustus John HerveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1778
Stirling Castle (64) 1742-1762
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
James CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1763



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