Battle of Cape St. Vincent


Battle of Cape St. Vincent

Four naval battles have taken place near Cape St. Vincent on the southern coast of Portugal, near the Strait of Gibraltar:
*The Battle of Cape St. Vincent (1693) took place during the Nine Years War.
*The Battle of Cape St. Vincent (January 16 1780) was a victory of a British fleet under Admiral Sir George Rodney over a Spanish squadron under Don Juan de Lángara in the American War of Independence.
*The Battle of Cape St. Vincent (14 February 1797) was a British victory over the Spanish in the Wars of the French Revolution.
*The Battle of Cape St. Vincent (July 5 1833) was a British victory under Sir Charles Napier over the fleet of Miguel of Portugal in the Liberal Wars.


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