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Don Antonio Barceló
Antonio Barceló
(1 January 1717, in Palma, Majorca
Palma, Majorca
– 30 January 1797, in idem) (in Spanish Antonio Barceló
Antonio Barceló
y Pont de la Terra, in Catalan Antoni Barceló i Pont de la Terra) was a Spanish Balearic mariner, lieutenant general (equivalent to Admiral) of the Spanish Royal Armada. He is famous for his anti-Algerian privateer campaigns, bombardments of Algiers
Algiers
(Bombardment of Algiers
Algiers
in August 1783 and 2nd Bombardment of Algiers
Algiers
in July 1784) and use of Floating Batteries during the Great Siege of Gibraltar. See also[edit]

Great Siege of Gibraltar The Defeat of the Floating Batteries at Gibraltar, September 1782

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 8841541 LCCN: n85315222 ISNI: 0000 0000 5952 116X GND: 1020822511 SUDOC: 153588934 BNF: cb16541437c (data) BNE: XX1517455 SNAC: w6sb5ght

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College of the Theatine Fathers, the house where the Captain was born[permanent dead link]

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