29 December 1881: The rangefinder on board

(To Marina Militare)
29/12/15

Thursday - The rangefinder set up by Rear Admiral Luigi Fincati is installed on board the units to quickly measure the distances of objects whose height is known or estimated.

This tool, tested positively over several years, will be included under the name of "Fincati range finder" of the equipment of the artillery on board.