Battle of Puerto de Cavite

10th June 1647
Part of : Eighty Years War (1568 - 1648)
Previous action : Action of 4th October 1646 4th October 1646

Twelve Dutch ships besieged Puerto de Cavite, the home of the Manila galleons, on June 10. The Spaniards and Filipinos defended the port with artillery fire and sank the Dutch flagship. Subsequently the Dutch left with the Spaniards and Filipinos still maintaining control over the port.

 

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