It happened on March 24, 1895: the "Dolphin" is born in La Spezia
The unit, which will be of the experimental type, will however be among the first submarines to be equipped with a periscope and a gyroscopic compass and also capable of launching torpedoes both from ...
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23 happened March 1901: Sail from Venice for the Red Sea the Governolo gunboat
The unit that will arrive in Massaua on April 14 will be mainly destined to carry out surveillance cruises for the repression of the slave trade and arms smuggling ...
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23 happened March 1873: Corvette Caracciolo leaves Montevideo to repatriate
With brief stops in Rio de Janeiro, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Gibraltar and Baia due to the usual health observation stop, the 17 July will arrive in Naples after two years overseas ....
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23 March 1944: The revenge of Vesuvius
Here we want to remind you that a few weeks after the war mission the last eruption of Vesuvius took place, which canceled the Pompeii airport from which the ...
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22 occurred March 1911: Ship Relay in Mogadishu
The conflict with Turkey will interrupt the development of the latter, which will be resumed only in December of the 1912. Source: Military Navy
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22 happened March 1885: Vettor Pisani arrives at Assab
The next day will continue to Beilul and then to Massaua where the 27 will arrive. The unit will effectively participate in defense preparations and embark personal and material ...
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12 happened March 1967: launch of the submarine Enrico Toti
The Toti was built by Italcantieri in Monfalcone, the 12 1967 was launched in March and officially handed over the 22 January 1968 to the Navy. Capoclass of the first ...
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03 occurred March 1977: Monte Serra's aerial blaze
The 3 march was supposed to be a normal setting flight. The students were enthusiastic about this experience ...
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27 February 1911 happened: First thalassographic campaign in the Adriatic
The campaign will be concluded in Ancona on 8 June. Source: Military Navy
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26 occurred February 1917: The courage of the long-time captain Welcome
The torpedo provokes a strong flooding and even while embarking water the ship remains afloat. A part of the staff embarks ...
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24 occurred February 1912: Sinking action of Turkish ships
The Ferruccio is positioned in such a way as to preclude the escape of the Turkish units while the Garibaldi takes ...
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21 February 1902 happened: Delfino's modernization works
   (The first Italian submarine can be considered the Dolphin that, set in the arsenal of La Spezia in the 1890 ...
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20 occurred February 1901: The last journey of the Andrea Provana
It is the last voyage of the ship that will be disarmed to be radiated. Source: Military Navy
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19 occurred February 1880: Radiata the battleship Messina
It had a displacement of 4313 tons with 6 cylindrical boilers that developed a power of 600 HP nominal for ...
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18 occurred February 1915: In service the submarine Argonauta
Notable improvements made by commission of foreign navy and that mainly referred to the arrangement ...
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16 occurred February 1893: Lombardy enters service
The good evidence provided by the "Armstrong" type protected cruisers (Dogali and Bausan) advised Minister Brin to ...
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The 15 February 1909 happened: The submarine Foca was delivered
The most marked feature of this unit was to be equipped with three axis lines (the only Italian submarine) ...
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14 occurred February 1912: 200 shots fired by the Grenadier in the Italo-Turkish war
They are fired over 200 shots. The day before, in front of Moka (Bab el Mandeb strait), while the ship's launch is ...
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13 February 1906 happened: Operational and regulated the "pincer" torpedo torch
Designed for high-speed units, it will not be practical to use on board the torpedo boats because the launching binds the unit to ...
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