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Honour - BUGIA 1671

Date -  08-May
Type - Fleet or Squadron Actions
Conflict - War against Mediterranean Piracy

 
Description The action was a daylight attack when Vice-Admiral Spragg's squadron attacked and set on fire seven pirate warships & three Algerine corsairs in Bugia Bay (now port De Bugia). The fireships Eagle and Rose were both expended.

They went on to bombard the town castle, killing about 360 people.

 
 
HM Ships
Advice Dragon Eagle Garland Little Victory
Mary Portsmouth Revenge  Rose  
         
 
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