Action near Mormugão

30th September 1639
Part of : Dutch/Portuguese War (1602 - 1661)
Previous action : Battle of Elmina 1637 24.8.1637 - 29.8.1637
Next action : Battle of Itamaracá 12.1.1639/40 - 17.1.1639/40

Three Portugese galleons were caught unawares in the Bay of Goa, India; two were carreening, and were all sunk.

 

Portugal

 
Portugese vessels

3 Galleons, 10+ 'frigates'.

Ship NameCommanderNotes
 

Dutch Republic - Cornelis Simonszoon van der Veer (d.1639)

 
Dutch vessels, Cornelis Simonszoon van der Veer (d.1639)

9 vessels of the VOC

Ship NameCommanderNotes
Haarlem Cornelis Simonszoon van der Veer (d.1639)Fleet Flagship
 

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