Almirante Oquendo

Almirante Oquendo, Spanish for "Admiral Oquendo," may refer to:

  • Don Antonio de Oquendo, a Spanish admiral of the 17th century.
  • Almirante Oquendo, a Spanish Navy armored cruiser that fought in the Battle of Santiago de Cuba during the Spanish-American War.

Other articles related to "almirante oquendo":

Spanish Cruiser Cristóbal Colón - Operational History
... and armored cruiser Vizcaya armored cruiser Almirante Oquendo and destroyers Furor and Plutón came along behind Cristóbal Colón ... While Infanta María Teresa and Vizcaya charged Brooklyn, Cristóbal Colón, Almirante Oquendo, and the two destroyers turned west and worked up steam to make a run for the open sea ... at about 1025 a few miles west of Santiago de Cuba Almirante Oquendo ran up on the beach a few hundred yards farther west five minutes later ...
Spanish Cruiser Almirante Oquendo - Operational History
... Almirante Oquendo was in Havana, Cuba, in the spring of 1898 as tensions rose between the United States and Spain ... Maine exploded and sank at Havana on 15 February 1898, Almirante Oquendo rendezvoused there with her sister ship, armored cruiser Vizcaya ... It was noted that Almirante Oquendo needed drydocking because of a badly fouled bottom which slowed her to a maximum speed of 12 to 14 knots, her 140 mm guns had ...
Spanish Cruiser Vizcaya - Operational History
... she rendezvoused with her sister ship Almirante Oquendo ... Infanta Maria Teresa and ahead of armored cruiser Cristóbal Colón and Almirante Oquendo ... was driven ashore with heavy damage and fires, and Almirante Oquendo soon suffered the same fate, running aground nearly abreast of Vizcaya ...
Battle Of Santiago De Cuba - Battle
... Infanta Maria Teresa, followed by the armored cruisers Vizcaya, Cristóbal Colón, and Almirante Oquendo, and finally the torpedo-boat destroyers Furor and Pluton ... One of these, struck near the waterline and caused Iowa to slow and she therefore engaged Almirante Oquendo, bringing up the rear of Cervera's four ... Almirante Oquendo was hit repeatedly by Iowa and driven out of the battle by the premature detonation of a shell stuck in a defective breech-block mechanism of ...