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.
Belligerents
Portugal Portugal England England
 Dutch Republic
Commanders and leaders
Portugal Rui Freire de Andrade
Portugal Álvaro Botelho
Strength
8 galleons
40 galleys
8 ships
Casualties and losses
262 killed 29 killed

The Action of one February 1625 was a naval engagement between a Portuguese fleet and an allied Anglo-Dutch fleet, that took place on 1 to 24 February 1625 in the Persian gulf. Although an allied tactical victory, with the Anglo-Dutch force inflicting several times their losses on the Portuguese, it resulted in a strategic Portuguese victory as they were able to regain the control of the Persian gulf.

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