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Battle of Borsele

22nd April 1573 (1573/05/01 NS)
Fought at : Borsele - Zeeland
Part of : Eighty Years War (1568 - 1648)
Previous action : Battle of Flushing 17.4.1573
Next action : Battle of Haarlemmermeer 26.5.1573

The Spanish fleet sailed from the port of Antwerp to try to supply the cities of Middelburg and Arnemuiden, which were besieged by Dutch troops. A few ships managed to reach their objective but the bulk of the Spanish ships was forced to return to Antwerp.

 

Spain -
Sancho d'AvilaSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1523-1583

 
Spanish Vessels,
Sancho d'AvilaSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1523-1583
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Dutch Republic

 
Dutch (Watergeuzen) vessels
Ship NameCommanderNotes
 

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