Battle of Orbitello

Battle of Isola del Giglio

14th June 1646
Part of : Franco-Spanish War (1635 - 1659)
Previous action : Battle of Cabo de Gata 2.9.1643
Next action : Battle of Castellammare 21.12.1647 - 22.12.1647

After a hard but inconclusive fight during which Admiral Brézé was killed, the French fleet withdrew to Toulon leaving the sea to the Spanish, who decided not to pursue them to relieve Orbetello.

 

Royaume de France - Jean Armand de Maillé-Brézé (Duc de Maillé-Brézé) (1619-1646)

 
Port Division, Louis de Foucault de Saint-Germain-Beaupré (1616-1659)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
La Lune (36) Jacques Le Roy (Sieur d'Aplemont ) (1595-1673)Squadron Flagship
 
Center Division, Jean Armand de Maillé-Brézé (Duc de Maillé-Brézé) (1619-1646)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Grand Saint Louis (48) Jean Armand de Maillé-Brézé (Duc de Maillé-Brézé) (1619-1646)Squadron Flagship CO Killed
 
Starboard Division, Jules Montigny
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Le Soleil (36)  Squadron Flagship
 
Reserve Division, Montade

6 Ships, 8 fireships, 1 hospital ship and 20 galleys.

Ship NameCommanderNotes
 

Spain - Miguel de Noronha (1585-1647)

 
Spanish Fleet, Miguel de Noronha (1585-1647)

22 ships, 5 fireships, 30 Galleys

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