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1577, Oct1594-16391640, Jun 7
a Spanish admiral; in 1639 he was in command of the Spanish forces at the Battle of the Downs. In 1594 he entered naval service. He commanded a naval squadron made of his flagship, the Delfín de Escocia, and the Dobladilla, two 500 ton galleons. On 7 August 1604 he captured an English privateer at the Battle of the Gulf of Cádiz. In 1607 he was appointed commander of the Biscay squadron, which was that year enlarged and renamed the squadron of the Bay of Biscay. From the same year he also functioned as the General of the Fleet of the Viceroyalty of New Spain.
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Antonio de Oquendo1577, Oct1594
 
16391640, Jun 7

Sir John Hawkins15321562
 
15951595, Nov 12
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16291629, Jun 18
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16571657, Mar 21
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