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Battle of Pandarane
Part of Portuguese battles in the East
Date 1504
Location Pandarane, India
Result Decisive Portuguese victory
Flag of Portugal (1495) Portuguese Empire Mameluke Flag Mamluk Empire
Commanders and leaders
Lopo Soares de Albergaria Unknown
2 caravels
15 little boats
360 men [1]
17 large carracks
4000 men[2]
Casualties and losses
23 men killed
170 men wounded
All ships captured or destroyed
2000 men killed
or captured
130 artillery pieces captured

The Battle of Pandarane was a naval engagement between the Portuguese forces commanded by Lopo Soares de Albergaria, a famous Portuguese commander, and a large fleet of then Mamluk Sultan. The Portuguese were victorious.


  1. Rainer Daehnhardt. Homens, Espadas e Tomates, pp.65
  2. O Panorama. Lisbon. 1840. 

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