Wager's Action

28th May 1708
Part of : War of Spanish Succession (1701 - 1714)
Previous action : Battle of the Lizard 10th October 1707
Next action : Action of 1709-03-02 2nd March 1709

 

Great Britain

 
British Squadron, Charles Wager
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Expedition (70) 70 
Kingston (60) 60 
Portland (54) 54 
Vulture (28) 8  Fireship
 

Allied (Spain & Royaume de France)

 
Spanish Squadron, José Fernández de Santillán
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
San José (64) 64 †Fleet Flagship only 17 survivors from 7 to 800 seamens Exploded
San Joaquín (64) 64  escape to Carthagène
Nuestra Señora de la Concepcion (50) 50  Burnt
Nuestra Señora del Carmen (22) 22 
Santa Cruz (44) 44 90 deads Captured in his escape to Carthagène
 
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Saint Esprit (32) 32 
 

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