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 70Henry Long
Kingston 60Tudor Trevor
Portland 54Edward Windsor
Vulture 8Caesar Brooks Fireship

Allied (Spain & Royaume de France)

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



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