Multiple (Battle of Cartagena de Indias)



DescriptionFrom March to May 1741 the Spanish Admiral Blas de Lezo defended the city against the British attack led by Admiral Edward Vernon. British forces suffered heavy losses, estimated between 9,500–11,500 men, plus six Royal Navy ships lost, 17 ships of the line heavily damaged, four frigates and 27 transports lost.
Year1741
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost10500
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarPre-World War One
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cartagena_de_Indias