Saturday, 31 March 2018

Shipbuilding in Italy and Japan for Thailand navy according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1935 no. 7

Two separate items referred to the magazines le Yacht dated 26 October 1935 and Marine Rundschau dated October 1935 reporting the building of warships by Italian shipyards for account of the navy of Thailand. Under construction were 9 torpedo boats and 2 minesweepers in Italy and 2-2.000 ton gunboats and 2 torpedo boats in Japan. On 28 September 1935 was the first torpedo boat at Monfalcone, Italy launched.