After that, the Spanish ship left with uncovered weapons, and manned, Reuters is reporting, citing the government of Gibraltar.
The British enclave of Gibraltar has long been the subject between London and Madrid. The latter wants the return of that territory, which Britain conquered in 1713.
Romanian tennis player Simona Halep has been nominated for Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year 2019 award, which will be presented at the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards scheduled for Monday evening in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Halep is competing with American gymnast Simone Biles, Czech skier Ester Ledecka, German tennis player Angelique Keber and American skier Mikaela Shiffrin.