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
Location
Result Spanish victory
Belligerents

Spain Spain

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

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". us.es. 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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