Editors. "Admiral Vernon captures Porto Bello". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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Admiral Vernon captures Porto Bello (29 words)
Historical Context Note
In an much celebrated victory for the British, Admiral Vernon captures the Spanish colony of Porto Bello (in present-day Panama) with only six ships, and becomes a national hero.17428 Admiral Vernon captures Porto Bello 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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