In June 1589 the city of Vigo was ransacked by the British under the command of the famous Drake. There were surprised South temporary prompting two of his small boats naufragasen on the north coast of the estuary. Immediately they were torched by neighbors, to prevent refloating. Currently there are only two groups of two guns. The remains have been despoiled.

Source: Yago Crespo Abilleira