Action of 1 February 1625

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Action of 1 February 1625
Part of Dutch-Portuguese War
Date 1 to 24 February 1625
Location Persian Gulf
Result Strategic Portuguese victory, Portugal regains control of the Persian Gulf.
Tactical Anglo-Dutch victory
Belligerents
Portugal Portuguese Empire England England
 Dutch Republic
Strength
8 galleons
40 galleys
8 ships
Casualties and losses
262 killed 29 killed

The Action of one February 1625 took place on 1 to 24 February 1625 and was a strategic victory for the Portuguese (as they regained the control of Persian gulf) with a fleet of eight galleons over an English-Dutch force of eight warships, though it was an Anglo-Dutch tactical victory, as they inflicted several times their losses on the Portuguese.

Ships involved[edit]

Allies[edit]

  • England:
  • Eagle - 1 killed
  • Royal James - 13 killed
  • Jonas - 11 killed
  • Star - 4 killed
  • Netherlands:
  • South Holland
  • Bantam
  • Maud of Dort
  • Weasope

Portugal[edit]

  • São Francisco 48 (Don Aliud Batellia) - 38 killed
  • São Francisco 32 (Francisco Burge) - 31 killed
  • São Sebastião 40 (António Teles de Meneses) - 20 killed
  • São Salvador 22 - 41 killed
  • Santiago 22 - 83 killed,
  • Trindade 24 (Alva Botelia) - 24 killed
  • Santo António 22 - 22 killed, sank later
  • Misericórdia 22 (Samuel Rodriguez Chava) - 3 killed
  • 40 galleys

Coordinates: 26°45′02″N 51°41′00″E / 26.750534°N 51.683428°E / 26.750534; 51.683428