Action of 5th March 1646

5th March 1646
Part of : Eighty Years War (1568 - 1648)
Previous action : Attack on Saint Martin 20th March 1644 - 17th April 1644
Next action : Blockade of San Jacinto 22nd June 1646 - 24th July 1646

The first action in the Dutch attempt to capture the Philippines.

 

Spain

 
Spanish Galleons, Lorenzo Ugalde de Orellana

Both Spanish galleons were described as old.

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Encarnación 34Domingo MachadoSquadron Flagship
Rosario 30Juan Martinez
 

Dutch Republic

 
Dutch 1st Squadron

Four ships and a galley (small oared vessel)

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
 

Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Sorry, due to a spate of spam I have had to reinstate the Captcha. I know it's a pain and will update to a better solution soon.
You only have to pass this once per session though, once passed you will not see it again for a while.

Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Wednesday 19th of April 2017 18:40Paul FieldsMinerva Class
Thursday 6th of April 2017 23:02June BridgemanJohn Elliot Bingham
Thursday 6th of April 2017 11:16Suzanne NewburyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Culloden' (1783)
Wednesday 5th of April 2017 22:17Stan BarnesAmerican Privateer ship 'Lady Washington' (1779)
Monday 3rd of April 2017 18:39regisAmerican Fifth Rate frigate 'Congress' (1799)