Battle of Playa Honda
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Battle of Playa Honda
Battle of Playa Honda
Part of the Eighty Years' War
Date14 - 15 April 1617
Result Spanish victory

Spain Spain

 Dutch Republic
Commanders and leaders
Spain Juan Ronquillo del Castillo Dutch Republic Joris van Spilbergen

10 ships

10 ships
Casualties and losses
1 galleon 3 ships

The naval Battle of Playa Honda (Spanish: La Batalla Naval de Playa Honda; Filipino: Labanan sa Playa Honda), was the first of three known minor conflicts during the Eighty Years' War between the United Provinces and Spain held in Playa Honda (present-day Botolan) in the Philippines.[1]

All the battles were won by the Spanish. The first battle occurred in 1610. The second, the most famous, took place in 1617.[2] The third battle took place in 1624.

Notes and references

  1. ^ "Relacion verdadera de la gran vitoria que el Armada Española de la China tuuo contra los olandeses piratas, que andauan en aquellos mares, y de como le tomaron y echaron a fondo doze galeones gruessos, y mataron gra[n] numero de de [sic] gente". Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ Ordenes de batalla y listados de escuadras List of ships

Coordinates: 15°17?N 119°50?E / 15.283°N 119.833°E / 15.283; 119.833

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