Action of 4th October 1646

4th October 1646
Part of : Eighty Years War (1568 - 1648)
Previous action : Action of 31st July 1646 31st July 1646
Next action : Battle of Puerto de Cavite 10th June 1647


The final action of the Dutch attempt to capture the Philippines.


Spain - Sebastian Lopez

Spanish Flotilla, Sebastian Lopez

3 Galleons, 1 galley and 4 brigantines. The Rosario was separated and appears not to have engaged.

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Encarnación 34Domingo MachadoSquadron Flagship
Rosario 30Juan Martinez Was 2 or 3 leagues distant form the others
San Diego Unknown 

Dutch Republic

Dutch ships

3 ships of the Dutch third squadron

Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes


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