Battle of Cape Finisterre
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Three naval battles fought between Britain and France near Cape Finisterre in northwest Spain are known as the battle of Cape Finisterre:
- The First battle of Cape Finisterre (1747) on 14 May 1747 was a victory for a British fleet under Admiral George Anson, in the War of the Austrian Succession
- The Second battle of Cape Finisterre (1747) on 25 October 1747 was a decisive victory for a British fleet under Admiral Sir Edward Hawke
- The Battle of Cape Finisterre (1761) was an engagement between British and French squadrons in August 1761
- The third battle of Cape Finisterre (1805) on 22 July 1805 was an inconclusive encounter between a British fleet commanded by Calder and a French fleet commanded by Silvestre de Villeneuve
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