Action of 12 March 1672

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The Action of 12 March 1672 was a naval battle in the third Anglo-Dutch War of 1672-1674. It was an attempt to support Louis XIV's invasion of The Netherlands during the Franco-Dutch War.

Ships involved[edit]

United Provinces

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Ship name (Commander) Guns Notes
Vlissingen (De Haaze) 50
Klein Hollandia 54
Utrecht 48
Delft 36
Dordrecht 44

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Ship name Guns Notes
St. Michael (Holmes) 90
Resolution 70
Cambridge 70
York 60
Fairfax 60
Gloucester 62
Diamond 48
Success 32