Monday, 24 July 2017

Spanish transport Legazpi visited Curacao, Dutch East Indies in April 1896 according to Dutch naval report

In the period 1895-1896 was the Dutch screw steamship 4th class Hr. Ms. Sommelsdijk stationed in the Dutch West Indies visiting the several islands belonging to this colony cruised she in the Caribbean. On 16 April 1896 she left Curacao for a training cruise returning on the 25th. In her absence visited the Spanish transport Legazpi commanded by lieutenant 1st class D. Ramon Estrada underway from Havana, Cuba towards Cayenne, French Guiana.

Jaarboek van de Koninklijke Nederlandsche Zeemacht 1895-1896.