Action off Columbo

2nd May 1654 - 6th May 1654
Part of : Dutch/Portuguese War (1602 - 1661)
Previous action : 1st Battle of Colombo 23.3.1653/54

Three Portuguese galleons where chased, run aground and burnt by the Dutch off Colombo, Ceylon.



Portuguese Galleons
  • Santo António de Mazagão 36 (António Sottomaior) - Aground and burnt
  • São João Pérola 38 (António de Abreu??) - Aground and burnt
  • Nazaré 42
Ship NameCommanderNotes

Dutch Republic

Dutch VOC Vessels

11 vessels of the Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie

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