Wager's Action

28th May 1708
Part of : War of Spanish Succession (1701 - 1714)
Previous action : Battle of the Lizard 10.10.1707
Next action : Action of 1709-03-02 2.3.1708/9

 

Great Britain

 
British Squadron, Charles Wager (1666-1743)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Expedition (70) Henry Long (d.1723)
Kingston (60) Timothy Bridges
Portland (54) Timothy Bridges
Vulture (8) Caesar Brooks (c.1674-1711) Fireship
 

Allied (Spain & Royaume de France)

 
Spanish Squadron, José Fernández de Santillán
Ship NameCommanderNotes
San José (64) José Fernández de SantillánFleet Flagship only 17 survivors from 7 to 800 seamens Exploded
San Joaquín (64) Pedro García de Asarte escape to Carthagène
Nuestra Señora de la Concepcion (50) José Francisco Nieto Burnt
Nuestra Señora del Carmen (22)  
Santa Cruz (44) Nicolas de la Rosa90 deads Captured in his escape to Carthagène
 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Saint Esprit (32)  
 

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