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) Thomas Burnett (1724-1783)
Cambridge (80) William Goostrey (d.1762) CO Killed
Dragon (74) Augustus John Hervey (1724-1779)
Stirling Castle (64) James Campbell (c.1714-?)



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