What was the Battle of Swally (1612)?

Introduction The naval Battle of Swally, also known as Battle of Suvali, took place on 29 to 30 November 1612 off the coast of Suvali (anglicised to Swally) a village near the Surat city (now in Gujarat, India) and was a victory for four English East India Company galleons over four Portuguese galleons and 26… Read More