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First Battle of Flores

31st August 1591 - 1st September 1591
Fought at : Flores - Azores
Part of : Anglo-Spanish War (1585 - 1604)
Previous action : Battle of the Gulf of Almería 8.1591
Next action : Action of Faial 22.6.1594 - 23.6.1594

The Battle of Flores was an engagement fought off the Island of Flores in the Azores between the English and Spanish.

The English were attempting to intercept the annual Spanish treasure convoy, when a strong Spanish fleet appeared.

 

Kingdom of England

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Defiance (46) 1590-1613
British 46 Gun
Unrated Galleon
Sir Thomas HowardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1588-1599
Fleet Flagship
Revenge (43) 1577-1591
British 43 Gun
2nd Rate Galleon
Richard GrenvilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1588-1591
Captured
 

Allied (Portugal & Spain) -
Alonso de BazánSpanish
Naval Sailor

 
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Ship NameCommanderNotes
 

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