Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Italian protected cruiser Liguria visiting the Dutch East Indies in 1904-1905

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An item reported that the Italian cruiser 3rd class Liguria (1) visited Ambon, Dutch East Indies on 14 October 1904, Surabaya, Dutch East Indies between 18-26 January 1905, Tandjong-Priok, Dutch East Indies between 28 January-7 February 1905 and Padang, Dutch East Indies between 9-13 February 1905,

Jaarboek van de Koninklijke Nederlandsche Zeemacht 1904-1905. 

1. Of the Regioni-class protected cruisers, consisting of the Umbria, Lombardia, Etruria, Liguria, Elba and Puglia, preceded by the Piemonte and succeeded by the Calabria, laid down by Ansaldo, Genoa, Italy on 1 July 1889, launched on 8 June 1893, completed on 1 December 1894 and sold to be broken up on 15 May 1920.