Naval Battle of Calicut (1752)

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Battle of Calicut
Part of Portuguese battles in the East
Date 11 December 1752
Location Calicut
Result Portuguese victory [1]
Portuguese Empire Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg Maratha Empire
Commanders and leaders
João de Melo Saraiva Unknown
1 nau 10 large ships
11 small ships
Casualties and losses
Few Heavy

The Battle of Calicut was a battle between the Portuguese nau Nossa Senhora da Misericórdia, commanded by João de Melo Saraiva and 21 Maratha ships that attempted to attack the city of Calicut. The Portuguese were victorious and managed to make the Marathas flee.