Battle of Santiago De Cuba

The Battle of Santiago de Cuba, fought between Spain and the United States on 3 July 1898, was the largest naval engagement of the Spanish-American War and resulted in the destruction of the Spanish Navy's Caribbean Squadron.

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Battle Of Santiago De Cuba - Aftermath
... The battle was the end of any noteworthy Spanish naval presence in the New World ... It forced Spain to re-assess its strategy in Cuba and resulted in an ever-tightening blockade of the island ... control of the seas around Cuba made resupply of the Spanish garrison impossible and its surrender inevitable ...

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