British Attack on Portobelo, 1739

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Mark Cartwright
by Samuel Scott
published on 26 October 2021
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A detail of an 18th-century oil painting by Samuel Scott showing the British attack on Portobelo in November 1739 by Admiral Vernon. Portobelo, now in Panama, was a major port on the Spanish Main and a collection point for the treasure fleets. (National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London)

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Scott, S. (2021, October 26). British Attack on Portobelo, 1739. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14749/british-attack-on-portobelo-1739/

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Scott, Samuel. "British Attack on Portobelo, 1739." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 26, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14749/british-attack-on-portobelo-1739/.

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Scott, Samuel. "British Attack on Portobelo, 1739." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Oct 2021. Web. 03 Dec 2021.

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