08 May 1913 happened: Reinforcements for the Balkan war
In this period a generalized resumption of hostilities is taking place throughout the Balkan peninsula (second Balkan war) and, specifically, in Albania. THE...
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06 May 1891 happened: Armor incident Morosini
With the introduction in the dock the activities of the unit will stop for two months for the necessary repair work. The commission of inquiry immediately appointed and placed under ...
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05 May 1877 happened: First attempt of torpedo ship
Considered as the first attempt that will lead to the solution of the torpedo unit, it had a short, short and irrelevant use. Under the command of the navy lieutenant Antonio ...
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04 May 1914 happened: The revolution and the Royal Navy
After the accomplishment of the mission, the unit will return the September 8 to Augusta. The Americas are left without Italian naval presence because of the imminent war. [There...
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May 03 happened 1914: Battle ships never made
The other three units currently under contract at Ansaldo in Genoa, Odero in Genoa, Sestri and Orlando in Livorno are given the names Cristoforo Colombo, Marcantonio Colonna, ...
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03 happened May 1866: Operation Army established
Admiral Carlo Pellion di Persano destined to command the Army (31 units) with insignia on the King of Italy, also has the special command of the Battle Squad (13 units); ...
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02 happened May 1876: Scilla gunboat enters service
With a wooden hull, armed with three medium-caliber cannons, it was equipped with a steam engine powered by 835 hp powered by two boilers and with a speed of about 10 ...
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01 happened May 1898: The Oceanic Naval Div. Is constituted
In addition to the Carlo Alberto, flagship, the torpedo rams Giovanni Bausan, Umbria, Calabria (formerly in the Caribbean sea), Etna (in ...
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01 happened May 1896: In service the first colonial unit
Relevant is the fact that it was studied, designed and built specifically for the colonial use for which the ...
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30 April 1895: Indications on maritime potentiality and power
Criteria of maritime potentiality, based on what has already been examined in the 1894 in another preparatory text ...
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28 happened April 1887: The Dogali enters service
Former Salamina cruiser built on behalf of the Hellenic Navy which subsequently renounced the purchase for ...
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27 happened April 1879: New bowsprit flag model
This flag will remain in use until the proclamation of the Republic, June 2, 1946. Source: Navy
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25 happened April 1900: The national flag on the Arctic pack
The next day he will take his way back to the base camp in Teplitz Bay on 23 June after having ...
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24 happened April 1877: The remains of Nino Bixio are back
[Gerolamo Bixio known as Nino - Genoa 2 October 1821-Sumatra island 16 December 1873 - he was a military, political and ...
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23 happened April 1913: Fire aboard the Fourth
The vessel lieutenant Andrea Bafile, immediately rushed, putting his life at risk, manages to reach the ...
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23 happened April 1913: Ramming to Maddalena
On 13 May the 128 S torpedo boat will be towed to Spezia by Verbano transport for repair work at ...
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22 happened April 1863: Resignation of Minister Di Negro
Despite the brevity in the task at the top of the Armed Forces, the serenity of ... must be recognized to Admiral Di Negro
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21 April 1907: Launch of Rome Ship and Flag for Queen Elena
For the occasion a commemorative medal was coined on which the ship with the motto "Pro Patria et Rege" is reproduced ...
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19 happened April 1866: Corvette Princess Clotilde enters service
Set up on behalf of the Sardinian Navy in the 1861 in the Foce shipyard, the 10 August 1864 and the displacement of ...
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17 occurred April 1914: Night flight tests of seaplane Borel
A Borel seaplane piloted by Captain GN Alessandro Guidoni with vessel lieutenant Giuseppe Miraglia, ...
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