Friday, 14 April 2017

Chile wanted to strengthen her navy according to the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Handelsblad dated 4 July 1910

An item reported that the Chilean Congress approved a budget of more as 50 million Dutch guilders to improve the army, navy and coastal defence and increasing arsenals. On 15th August would start in London, England a subscription of tenders on behalf of the Chilean cabinet for building 1-20.000 tons battleship, 4 large destroyers and 2 submarines.