The Navy's fleet prepares for the Great War
The Taranto base was chosen, in relation to Italian neutrality, to avoid any susceptibility both from the Entente and from the Central Powers. Taranto, ...
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20 happened August 1911: The Navy to maneuvers with the Army
Both belong organically to the Army but some planes (four), despite being exclusively terrestrial, are piloted by Navy officers; the two...
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Centenary ago: the prodromes of the Great Italian War
The progressive increase in tension between the central empires and the Entente nations and the ever-increasing popular ferment, fueled by the futurist movement, advised the ...
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19 Happened August 1912: First Italian patented on seaplanes
Already on Monday 30 August of the 1909 in Vigna di Valle, after an ascension of examination, the vessel lieutenant Guido Scelsi obtained the patent of an airship pilot establishing ...
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17 Happened August 1915: Sunk the Jalea Submarine
Of the crew of 18 men only six survivors are able to leave the boat but only one, the torpedo boat Arturo Vietri, manages to save himself by swimming in Grado. The commander...
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16 Happened August 1914: The First Sunken Austrian Ship
In the action that followed, Ulan managed to slip away and return to Cattaro while the Zenta (commander, frigate captain Paul Pachner) bravely accepted the unequal ...
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The Panama Canal is one hundred years old
It is a titanic work of the early years of the '900, conducted among a thousand difficulties and sacrifices, which redefined the trade routes and not the marinas of the entire globe. Although...
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15 Happened August 1895: Lost the Tiber Tank
[La Tevere was the former British Voodok built at the Thompson shipyard in Northwich; had a displacement of 960 t with ...
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14 Happened August 1873: In Spain in defense of compatriots
The naval group composed of the armored frigates Roma, San Martino, Venezia and the Authion notice, has the mission of ...
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12 happened on August 1863: The register of military ships matriculation
A forerunner of today's registration register of the ship, today kept on board and updated by the officer ...
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10 August 1916: the sacrifice of Nazario Sauro
In the early hours of the 31 July 1916 the submarine Giacinto Pullino ran aground on the rock of the Galiola (at ...
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The 10 August 1865 Happened: Body Infantry Reparation RM
Following these reductions the strength of each regiment is of 1887 men of which 59 official. Source: Marina Militare
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08 Happened August 1889: Pajamas Push in Service
Project of Sir Philip Watts, Piedmont represented in the field of protected cruisers a remarkable progress ...
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07 happened on August 1912: Tests from the top of underwater visibility
These are identified by a dimension of 600 m: first the one painted in white, then the light blue and finally the red one ....
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06 Happened August 1928: Submissive F 14 Sinked
[23 was launched on January 1917 and 18 entered service on March of the same year; displaced 262 / 319 t for a ...
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06 Happened August 1894: Latest Washington Campaign
It will be the last hydrographic campaign by the now old unit which subsequently moved to La Spezia, will be placed in ...
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05 Happened August 1915: Sunken Nereide Submarine
The Nereid sinks in two sections with the total loss of the crew, 20 men (two officers, four ...
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05 Happened August 1915: Last Mission of the City of Jesi
Drop the bombs, the airship tries to resume the way back but the damage caused by the opposing reaction does not ...
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04 happened on August 1903: First conference on radiotelegraphy
On the other hand, given the state of the art of radiotelegraphy, it was not possible to establish precise rules for ...
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