Battle of Mocopulli

Bayonets recovered from the battlefield of Mocopulli

Fought on April 1 of 1824 as the culmination of a Chilean patriots invasion plan against royalist Chiloé.

- Battle of Mocopulli
Bayonets recovered from the battlefield of Mocopulli

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Coat of arms of the Chilean Navy

Chilean Navy

Naval warfare service branch of the Chilean Armed Forces.

Naval warfare service branch of the Chilean Armed Forces.

Coat of arms of the Chilean Navy
The Chilean Squadron sails off for Perú
Chilean Navy officer's uniform, circa 1890
The Chilean Air Force bombs the Chilean Fleet at the port of Coquimbo during the Chilean naval mutiny of 1931.(Probably a faked photo)
Sa'ar 4 type ship of the Chilean Navy
Chilean Navy special forces sailors seen here using the MP5N.
Amphibious landing ship Foudre
Naval Battle of Iquique. Esmeralda versus Huascar
Battleship Almirante Latorre
The submarine Simpson (SS-21) entering Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in 2004
Capitan Prat on the North Sea
Chilean Navy Cougar
Chilean frigate Almirante Blanco Encalada at Pearl Harbor, 2006
The Chilean training ship {{ship||Esmeralda|BE-43|6}} in Charlottetown
Headquarters of Chilean Navy, in Valparaíso

An expedition was dispatched to Chiloé Island, but it ended in failure when the Chilean Army led by Jorge Beauchef was defeated at the Battle of Mocopulli.

Portrait of Freire.

Ramón Freire

Chilean political figure.

Chilean political figure.

Portrait of Freire.

After failed military campaigns in 1824 that ended in defeat at Mocopulli, and the 1826 battles of Pudeto and Bellavista, he signed the Treaty of Tantauco, in which Spain definitively renounced claims to that area.

Chiloé Archipelago

Group of islands lying off the coast of Chile, in the Los Lagos Region.

Group of islands lying off the coast of Chile, in the Los Lagos Region.

Location within Chile
A southern pudú, one of smallest deer in the world, amongst Chilean rhubarb on Isla San Pedro.
Darwin's fox (Lycalopex fulvipes) is endemic to the southern portion of the Chilean Coast Range.
Reconstruction of a dalca, a type of boat used by Chonos, Huilliches and Spaniards living in Chiloé
Nicolás Mascardi, shown here in the Cathedral of Bariloche, was among the Jesuits who used Chiloé as a starting point for exploration and missionary activity around Nahuel Huapi Lake
Territories controlled by Chile and the Viceroyalty of Perú after the Battle of Chacabuco of 1817. Chiloé and Valdivia were enclaves accessible only by sea.
This church near Chacao bears evidence of baroque and neoclassical elements introduced by clergy in colonial times.
Chiloé is a center of diversity of potatoes.
Fishing boats in Quellón. Corcovado Volcano in the background.

Another unsuccessful conquest attempt occurred in 1824, when Jorge Beauchef, who had disembarked in Chiloé Island, was ambushed at the Battle of Mocopulli.

A map of the Kingdom of Kongo, as of 1711.

List of battles (geographic)

Organized geographically, by country in its present territory.

Organized geographically, by country in its present territory.

A map of the Kingdom of Kongo, as of 1711.

Battle of Mocopulli – 1824 – Chilean War of Independence

Cannons that were used and are located at the Battle of Malvern Hill

List of battles 1801–1900

Action of 19 February 1801 - British victory

Action of 19 February 1801 - British victory

Cannons that were used and are located at the Battle of Malvern Hill

Battle of Mocopulli 1 April

Jorge Beauchef

French military who participated in the Napoleonic Wars and later on in the Chilean Independence War.

French military who participated in the Napoleonic Wars and later on in the Chilean Independence War.

Back in Chile he participated in the 1824 expedition to Chiloé Island where he was defeated in the Battle of Mocopulli.