03 December 1887: The torpedo boat teller Etna enters service
Saturday - The torpedo boat Etna enters service in Naples, one of the first protected cruisers destined to give positive results in use, mainly carried out in ...
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02 December 1909: explorer baptized "Quarto", the forerunner of light cruisers
On 2 December 1909 the glorious name Quarto was imposed on the new combat unit under construction at the Venice Arsenal. “The Quarto is one of the most successful units ...
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01 December 1910: Military Aviation School established
Thursday - On the initiative of the Ministry of War, the military aviation school was set up on the Centocelle airfield (Rome) under the command of the vessel sub-lieutenant ...
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29 November 1900: Declaration declared on war footing against boxers in China
Thursday - They are declared on a war footing starting from 30 June: - Navy personnel embarked on ships of the Oceanic Naval Force operating in the seas of China ...
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28 November 1917: Armed trains flee Austrian ships
The TA I and TA III armed trains of Senigallia and Rimini arrive promptly to counter the contemporary attack of Austrian torpedoes against the Romagna coast and ...
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28 November 1872: Authorized construction of cruiser precursors
Thursday - The construction of three tower armored ships, a 1a class propeller gun and three 2a class gunboats using the first tranche of ...
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27 November 1940: Battle of Cape Teulada
The battle, also known as Capo Spartivento, represents one of the first Italian responses to the "Taranto night" of the previous 11 November. Already on 17 November the Team ...
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26 November 1911: Marina's Departure Forces Receive War Banner
Sunday - On the proposal of the Minister of the Navy, rear-admiral Pasquale Leonardi Cattolica, King Vittorio Emanuele III grants the landing forces of the Royal Navy the ...
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November 17, 1860, forward and in advance, how the unitary Navy was born
The dates speak for themselves, on November 17, 1860 a Royal Decree merged into a single body the officers from ...
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24 November 1911: Hard battles in Libya for the battalion landing of the battleship Napoli
Friday - To give greater security to the deployment of Derna the command of the Italian garrison operates a ...
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23 November 1888: The starting point for Italian submarines
Friday - The first French submarine Gymnote (it was built in the Toulon arsenal and launched the September 24 ...
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21 November 1917: Incursion of Italian destroyers against the opposing lines at Grisolera
To support the Italian defense on the Piave, repeating the success obtained the previous 19 / 11 with the bombing ...
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21 November 1913: The San Giorgio gets stuck
Friday - In the late afternoon the armored cruiser San Giorgio under the command of the captain of the vessel Adolfo Cacace, ...
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19 November 1911: Inauguration of the most powerful Italian radio station
Sunday - Inauguration in the presence of Guglielmo Marconi of the RT station of Coltano (Pisa) of 250 kW, the most ...
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18 November 1862: The first floor of the Regia Marina was presented in Parliament
Tuesday - The minister presents a bill in Parliament for the organic plan of the Navy, the first of the ...
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17 November 1860, the Navy is born
"The undersigned, responsible for the administration of the things of the sea of ​​a State located in the middle of the Mediterranean, ...
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17 November 1869: Opening for navigation of the Suez Canal
Wednesday - Opening to navigation of the Suez Canal solemnly inaugurated with a long line of ships, ...
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16 November 1895: Italian ships in defense of compatriots during the "Hamidian massacres"
Saturday - The 1a Division of the Active Naval Team (battleships King Umberto and Andrea Doria, torpedo boats ...
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16 November 1876: The first "cruise ship" enters service
Thursday - Cristoforo Colombo, the first "cruise ship", part of the ... enters service in Venice
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13 November 1891: The Royals at the inauguration of the National Exposition in Palermo
Friday - Transportation America under the command of vessel captain Carlo Alberto Puliga Quigini with the King and ...
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