Battle of Estepona
|Battle of Linuesa|
|Part of the Reconquista|
Map detailing the larger campaign against the Marinids.
|Kingdom of Aragon||Marinid dynasty|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Pedro de Moncada||unknown|
|Part of a series on the|
|History of Spain|
The Battle of Estepona was a naval battle that occurred in the year 1342 between the armada of the Kingdom of Aragon, commanded by Admiral Pedro de Moncada, against the fleet of the Marinid Dynasty. The battle took place in the Bay of Estepona in the Strait of Gibraltar and resulted in an Aragonese victory and a rout of the Marinid fleet.
The Battle 
The Aragonese fleet had left Valencia to join the fleet of the Kingdom of Castile in the Straight of Gibraltar in accordance with the Treaty of Madrid. In the waters of the Bay of Estepona, the Aragonese fleet encountered 13 Marinid galleys and engaged in an action with them. The Aragonese fleet was able to capture 4 prize galleys, two more Marinid ships were run aground, and seven managed to escape.
- Manuel López Fernández: Aproximación a las fechas de las batallas navales de Bullones, Guadalmesí y Estepona. Aljaranda: revista de estudios tarifeños, ISSN 1130-7986, Nº. 76, 2010, pags. 31-38
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