Battle of Albrolhos

12th September 1631
Part of : Dutch/Portuguese War (1602 - 1661)
Previous action : Battle of Elmina 1625 25.10.1625
Next action : Battle of Elmina 1637 24.8.1637 - 29.8.1637

The naval Battle of the Albrolhos took place on 12 September 1631 off the coast of Bahía, Brazil, during the Eighty Years' War. A joint Spanish-Portuguese fleet under Admiral Oquendo defeated the Dutch after a six hour naval battle.


Dutch Republic

Dutch Vessels

Total of 16 warships

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