Spanish Fleet

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James Marr Brydone
... surgeon who served in the British fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar ... remembered for being the first person in the main British battle fleet to sight the Franco-Spanish fleet, and did so without the use of a glass ... The information was signalled to the fleet flagship, HMS Victory ...
Port Of Subic - History - The Battle of Manila Bay
... Asiatic Fleet, received word that war with Spain had been declared and was ordered to leave Hong Kong and attack the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay ... batteries in Manila Bay to resist the Dewey's fleet and deny them the entrance to Manila Bay ... with which he could attack the American fleet's rear and cut off its supplies ...
Timeline Of The Spanish–American War - 1898
... February 9 - Enrique Dupuy de Lôme, the Spanish minister to the United States, is forced to resign after the De Lôme Letter, a private letter written to friend in Cuba that ... of the Asiatic Squadron, to go to Hong Kong and to be prepared to attack the Spanish fleet in the Philippines if there is an outbreak of war ... Manila Bay The Asiatic Squadron under Admiral Dewey engages with the Spanish fleet at anchor in Manila Bay under the command of Admiral Patricio Montojo ...
Armada Of 1779 - Gathering The Forces
... The plan was for the French fleet, commanded by Admiral d'Orvilliers (who had also led at Ushant), including 30 ships of the line and numerous smaller ... When the French reached the rendezvous point, the Spanish fleet was not there, because (the Spanish later claimed) the winds were unsuitable, so d'Orvilliers had to wait for them ... The Spanish fleet, commanded by Don Luis de Córdova (who was to be subordinate to d'Orvilliers in the joint enterprise), including 36 ships of the line, finally arrived on ...
Chile–Peru Relations - History - Chincha Islands War (1864–1866)
... ties among the Peruvians and their Spanish relatives did not amount to much trouble ... Nonetheless, for reasons not clear to this date, a fight broke out between two Spanish citizens a crowd of people in Lambayeque, Peru ... turned aggressive as they demanded the government of Peru to give reparations to the Spanish citizens and a government apology ...

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