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The attacks upon the Spanish Main by Admiral Vernon

by Francis Russell Hart

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Published by Associated publishers of American records in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsF2272.5 .H32
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24587748M
LC Control Number08024730

Spanish Online Format Book/Printed Material The attacks upon the Spanish Main by Admiral Vernon, Also available in digital form. Contributor: Hart, Francis Russell Date: ; Book/Printed Material Cruise of the U. S. S. "Powhatan" through the West Indies.   Indies and in the Spanish Main a century in advance of hundred years the struggles of the European nations for the control of the commerce of this region had a direct effect upon the material, political, and racial development of the North and of Admiral Vernon and Admiral Rodney in the eighteenth s: 2.

The Spanish in Cuba could hardly refuse, but tensions were such that the Maine’s captain refused to permit his crew shore leave upon the ship’s arrival. On the evening of Febru , as the Maine rode at anchor in Havana harbor, a gigantic explosion rocked the ship, almost obliterating the forward third of the vessel.   Again embodied. Considerably augmented—Admiral Vernon's encomium on the subject of Marine Soldiers—War with Spain detailed, by the taking of Porto Bello, the bombardment of Carthagena, and an attack on Chagre—A disastrous expedition .

tween Vernon and Wentworth, who now stormed the castle and evicted the Spaniards who scarcely fired a shot. While the Spaniards on the other side were par-taking of the panic, Vernon cut the chain boom, effected an entrance to the harbor, and dispatched the Spence with the Spanish Admiral's flag and news of another glorious victory This fascinating separately-issued broadside provides one of the most vivid and detailed visual accounts of an event that then headlined the news throughout both the British and Spanish empires. Admiral Vernon’s seizure of Portobello, a critical entrepot along the Spanish American treasure route, in November , proved to be a massive propaganda victory for the British, even if the military and .


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[from old catalog]Pages: The Spanish Main. Those words ring with shipwrecks and conquest and ruthlessness and jewels.

Encompassing the land/sea area of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean, this area was the launching point for galleons returning to Spain, laden with cargo holds full of silver, gold, spices, and gems.4/5. Spanish refusal would then allow him to use force to get it.

However, in reality, this was nothing but a pretext and the real goal was an attack on the Spanish Main meant to disrupt Spanish trade, raid its colonies, and possibly even capture the annual treasure fleet. Drake’s fleet set sail from Plymouth on Septem The Battle of Cartagena de Indias took place during the to War of Jenkins' Ear between Spain and result of long-standing commercial tensions, the war was primarily fought in the Caribbean; the British tried to capture key Spanish ports in the region, including Porto Bello and Chagres in Panama, Havana, and Cartagena de Indias in present-day on: Cartagena de Indias, Viceroyalty of New.

Admiral Edward Vernon (12 November – 30 OctoberOrwell Park) was an English naval had a long and distinguished career, rising to the rank of admiral after 46 years service.

As a vice admiral during the War of Jenkins' Ear, in he was responsible for the capture of Porto Bello, seen as expunging the failure of Admiral Hosier there in a previous conflict. Admiral Blas de Lezo y Olavarrieta (3 February – 7 September ) was a Spanish navy officer best remembered for the Battle of Cartagena de Indias () in modern-day Colombia, where Spanish imperial forces under his command decisively defeated a large British invasion fleet under Admiral Edward Vernon.

Throughout his naval career, Lezo sustained many severe wounds; he lost his left. Whereas the Cimaroons despised their former masters because of years of enslavement, Drake’s hatred for Spain was grounded both in religion (he was a Protestant, while the Spaniards were Catholic) and in prior clashes with the Spanish military — one of them ina surprise attack near San Juan de Ulua, Mexico, nearly cost Drake his life.

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To sum up Treasure Island is exciting and a page Reviews: K. The first attempt that Capt. Henry Morgan ever made against any town in the Spanish Indies was the bold descent upon the city of Puerto del Principe in the island of Cuba, with a mere handful of men.

It was a deed the boldness of which has never been outdone by any of a like nature--not even the famous attack upon Panama itself.

The Attacks Upon the Spanish Main by Admiral Vernon avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 3 editions Want to Read saving /5(1). Admiral Anson, hearing the Vernon had failed to capture Cartagena, called off his assault on Spanish shipping in the Pacific, and proceeded to sail back to England, circumnavigating the world.

In July, he sailed to Cuba, and attacked the towns along the coast, but failed to take Santiago where he again encountered Blas de Lezo, protecting the city. The Spanish Civil War, soon after Colonel Tejero held the Cortes hostage at gunpoint in an attempt to overthrow the democracy which had emerged under King Juan Carlos.

Then, four years ago, my Spanish publisher, Gonzalo Pontón, persuaded me to rewrite the book completely. The idea was to use all the research carried out so painstakingly by. The settlement of Portobelo was an important port on the Spanish Main.

Following the failure of an earlier British naval blockade to prevent a fully laden treasure fleet sailing to Spain from Porto Bello inan action in which he had taken part, the then Vice Admiral Edward Vernon repeatedly claimed he could capture it with just six ships.

Page - The attention of commanding officers of all vessels engaged in blockading Santiago de Cuba is earnestly called to the necessity of the utmost vigilance from this time forward, both as to maintaining stations and readiness for action, and as to keeping a close watch upon the harbor mouth.

If the Spanish admiral ever intends to attempt. Led by one of the greatest sea commanders ever Blas de Lezo. Vernon was so sure of winning that his friends minted medals of him accepting the surrender of Blas de Lezo.

The story is a long one, but the Spanish victory total, Vernon had to burn several ships when leaving as he didn’t have enough soldiers to man them. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Russell Hart books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

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Francis Russell [from Old Catalog Hart. 27 Aug The Battle of Cartagena de Indias was the decisive battle of a massive amphibious expedition by the forces of Britain under Vice-Admiral Edward Vernon against Spain under Admiral Blas de Lezo, taking place at the city of Cartagena de Indias, in present day Colombia, starting in March It is the most significant battle in the War of Jenkins' Ear and one of the largest naval campaigns in.

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Francis Russell Hart. 24 Aug Paperback. US$ The Attacks Upon the Spanish Main by Admiral Vernon. Francis Russell [from Old Catalog Hart. The settlement of Portobello was an important port on the Spanish Main. Following the failure of an earlier British naval blockade to prevent a fully laden treasure fleet sailing to Spain from Porto Bello inan action in which he had taken part, the then Vice Admiral Edward Vernon repeatedly claimed he could capture it with just six ships.[4].The book "Admirals of the Caribbean" contains far more detail concerning the Caribbean wars with Spain and France, it will show that Admiral Vernon was the theater commander and that Admiral Ogle was also under his orders during the initial attacks on the Spanish forts.