Since the punishment meted out the previous year proved insufficient, the Spanish fleet now appears before Algiers. This time Spain has brought allies with Her (Sicilians, Portuguese and some Knights of Malta), but in spite of their help, this year the attempt proves more difficult and the results less effective (12th to 20th July). They make six assaults before eventually withdrawing 1784
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