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St Vincent Cape

St. Vincent, CAPE, the S.W. extremity of Portugal, has been the scene of several naval battles, the most famous being that which took place on February 14, 1797, In this engagement Admiral John Jervis, afterwards Earl St. Vincent, at the head of 15 sail of the line and 7 frigates, defeated a Spanish fleet containing 27 ships.