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Map of the battle and positions of the Spanish Fleet after the battle

Ship movement map

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Spanish Order of Battle

Infanta Maria Teresa (Flagship), Armored Cruiser, 6890 tons; Vizcaya, Armored Cruiser, 6890 tons; Cristobal Colon, Armored Cruiser, 7234 tons; Almirante Oquendo, Armored Cruiser, 6890 tons; Pluton, Destroyer, 400 tons; Furor, Destroyer, 370 tons.

Total weight of the Spanish Fleet = 28,674 tons

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American Order of Battle

Brooklyn (Flagship), Armored Cruiser, 9215 tons; Texas, Armored Cruiser, 6682 tons; Iowa, Battleship,11410 tons; Oregon, Battleship, 10288 tons; Indiana, Battleship, 10288 tons; Vixen, Armed Yacht, 806 tons; Gloucester, Armed Yacht, 786 tons.

Total weight of the American Fleet = 49,475 tons

Ratio = 1.8 to 1 in favor of the U.S. Fleet

Tonnage figures derived from Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860-1905

Beached Ship positions

Diagram not to scale


Positions of the Spanish fleet on 03 July, 1898.

Number 1 is the Spanish torpedo boat Furor, beached at 1106.

Number 2 is the Spanish torpedo boat Pluton, beached at 1100.

Number 3 is the Spanish cruiser Infanta Maria Teresa (Flagship), beached at 1015.

Number 4 is the Spanish cruiser Oquendo, beached at 1030.

Number 5 is the Spanish cruiser Vizcaya, beached at 1115.

Number 6 is the Spanish cruiser Cristobol Colon, beached at 1330.