Recapture of Bahia

1st April 1625 - 1st May 1625
Part of : Dutch/Portuguese War (1602 - 1661)
Previous action : Action in the Persian Gulf 1.2.1624/25 - 24.2.1624/25
Next action : Battle of Elmina 1625 25.10.1625


Allied (Portugal & Spain) - Fadrique Álvarez de Toledo (1580-1634)

Allied Vessels, Fadrique Álvarez de Toledo (1580-1634)

52 ships, 12,000 men

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Dutch Republic

Dutch Forces

18 ships, 3,000+ men

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Relief Fleet, Boudewijn Hendrickszoon

33 ships arrived some days after the capture of Salvador. They initially disposed to attack in two columns, but withdrew on seeing the strength of the Allies position. The Allies gave chase but this was abandoned after one ship went aground.

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