17 happened April 1864: Regina Maria Pia enters service
Head of class of four units that despite being of similar characteristics could be distinguished in two series due to differences in features and appearance, the new ...
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16 occurred April 1869: Vedetta warning comes into service
A continuous bridge, with shapes very reminiscent of the British sloops of the period, it displaced 828 t, had three masts armed with a brig and a large sail area; he was gifted ...
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15 happened April 1867: For the facts of LISSA the admiral Persano was found guilty
The Minister instructs the Supreme Council of Marina to examine the behavior during the Lissa action held by Vice Admiral Giovanni Battista Albini, of the captain of ...
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14 happened April 1904: Queen Margherita battle ship delivered
Built in the Arsenal of La Spezia with the 20 November 1898 set up on the airport and launched the 30 in May 1901, it had a displacement of 13.427 t with the armament of four cannons from ...
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14 occurred on April 1903: The cruisers Varese and Agordat in Algiers
The work of the Navy favors and makes active the work of diplomacy in the rapprochement with France. Source: Marina Militare
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The 13 April 1913 happened: the automatic pistol from 7,65 mm arrives
This gun which takes the name of automatic gun mod. 1913 type R. Marina is intended for individual arming on the side of officers and non-commissioned officers. Source...
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13 happened April 1911: The Polar Star sold to the Municipality of Rome
The Municipality will be responsible for providing for the maintenance and conservation of the ship which will return to state property if it ceases from its assigned destination. The star ...
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12 occurred April 1912: Turkish-Arab troops repelled with airships
For the balloons, refueling operations at sea (hydrogen, bombs and fuel) were put in place and carried out by the steamship Heracles at anchor, with risk for the two ...
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11 occurred April 1885: The Savoy cruiser enters service
The armament, given the particular use of real ship and ship complex command post was reduced (two pieces from 75 ...
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11 happened April 1882: Enter the battleship Dandolo
After 18 years from the assignment of the first motto (armored frigate Regina Maria Pia, 1864) the Dandolo was able to boast ...
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29 happened March 1906: Calabria arrives in Yokohama
During the stop, at the invitation of the Emperor, Ensign Ferdinando di Savoia-Genova, Prince of Udine, ...
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28 occurred March 1941: Battle of Cape Matapan
This activity will be solicited by the Germans, between the 13 and 14 February 1941 with the military conference of Merano ...
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28 occurred March 1913: Seaplane Curtiss Flying Boat crashes into the sea
The plane is lost but the pilot is drawn on save by a spear immediately rushed from the base of Sant'Andrea. Source: Marina ...
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27 happened March 1889: The cruiser Cristoforo Colombo sets sail for the Red Sea
Together with the gunner Sebastiano Veniero (commander, corvette captain Gaetano Cassanello) and the schooner ...
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27 happened March 1865: The Marina between Messina and Palermo for health checks
The naval training will remain in Sicilian waters for a long time also due to a cholera epidemic that will begin to ...
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26 happened March 1941: Forcing of the Bay of Suda
Despite the adverse weather conditions, the operation was successfully completed and led to the sinking of the ...
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Operation Lebanon Two: thirty years ago it ended with peace
The Navy operated with two cruisers (Vittorio Veneto and Andrea Doria), three destroyers (Ardito, Audace ...
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The 24 March 1867 happened: in the South America the Des Geneys
The unit under the command of the vessel lieutenant Michele Pico with 36 military crewmen (two officers) and ...
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