Iquique Naval Combat

Iquique Naval Combat

Naval Campaign

  • Chipana
  • Iquique
  • Punta Gruesa
  • 1st Antofagasta
  • 2nd Antofagasta
  • Rímac
  • Angamos
  • Pilcomayo
  • 1st Arica
  • 2nd Arica
  • Callao

Land Campaign

  • Topáter
  • San Francisco
  • Tarapacá
  • Los Ángeles
  • Tacna
  • Arica
  • Chorrillos
  • Miraflores
  • Lima
  • San Pablo
  • Pachia
  • La Concepción
  • Huamachuco

The Battle of Iquique (Spanish: Batalla de Iquique or Combate Naval de Iquique) was a confrontation that occurred on May 21, 1879, during the naval stage of the War of the Pacific, a conflict between Chile and Peru and Bolivia. The battle took place off the then-Peruvian port of Iquique. The Peruvian ironclad Huáscar, commanded by Miguel Grau Seminario, sank the Esmeralda, a Chilean wooden corvette captained by Arturo Prat Chacón, after four hours of combat.

Read more about Iquique Naval Combat:  Background, Before The Battle, First Phase of The Battle, Second Phase of The Battle, Third Phase of The Battle, Epilogue, Aftermath

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... The Naval Battle of Iquique was a Peruvian victory the blockade on Iquique was lifted and Chile temporarily left the area ... Since 1905 the date of the battle is a Chilean national holiday as Naval Glories Day (Dia de las Glorias de la Armada) and is honored through celebrations all over the nation ... is honored in both Peru and Chile as a gallant naval hero ...

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