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 2nd September 1643
Next action : Action of 17th June 1651 17th June 1651

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)

 
French Fleet, Jean Armand de Maillé-Brézé (Duc de Maillé-Brézé)

36 ships and 20 Galleys

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Grand Saint Louis (52) 48 Jean Armand de Maillé-Brézé (Duc de Maillé-Brézé)Fleet Flagship CO Killed
 

Spain - Miguel de Noronha

 
Spanish Fleet, Miguel de Noronha

22 ships, 5 fireships, 30 Galleys

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
 

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