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Honour - MONTECRISTO 1652


Date - 28-August
Type - Fleet or Squadron Actions
Conflict - First Dutch War; 1652-54

 
Description The action took place near the island of Montecristo between Italy and Sardinia.

An English convoy of four ships escorted by a small squadron of four ships, were sighted on the 27-August by a small Dutch squadron.

The next day the action began, the convoy escaped and one Dutch ship struck her colours to the English defending ships.

 

 
 
HM Ships
Constant Warwick  Elizabeth  Paragon  Phoenix   
         
 
This page last edited - 16 March, 2013.

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