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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