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"The English Fleet Pursuing the Spanish Fleet Against Fowey"

The discovery of the spanish fleet opposite the lizard Drake takes De Valdes Galleon the Lord Admiral pursues the enemy
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The English fleet of 54 agile sailing vessels sighted the invading force at about midday on 20th July, as it sailed opposite Fowey. Lord Howard of Effingham decided not to engage, but let the Spanish pass by. His idea was to pursue the enemy’s fleet with the full benefit of the following wind. The next day, after being joined by almost 100 English ships from Plymouth, he announced imminent attack by having the pinnace Defiance fire all her guns at the Spanish. A two hour battle followed. (Pine, 1739)

(John Pine's account of 1739)