Sunday, 12 March 2017

Russian warships underway towards Port Arthur probably to visit the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Soerabaijasch handelsblad dated 10 April 1905

An item reported that the next harbour to visit by the Russian fleet underway towards Port Arthur would probably Batavia, Dutch East Indies.(1)

1. The Russo-Japanese war between 8 February 1904-5 September 1905. The Netherlands were neutral in this war.