Commanders of HMS Tromp and HMS Hertog Hendrik with Dutch Consul General, April 1920 | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Commanders of HMS Tromp and HMS Hertog Hendrik with Dutch Consul General, April 1920

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Commanders of HMS Tromp and HMS Hertog Hendrik with Dutch Consul General, April 1920

In April 1920 the Dutch coastal defence ships ('Hare Majesteits pantserschepen') HMS Marten Harpertszoon Tromp and HMS Hertog Hendrik called at Nanjing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong as part of a four-month "showing-the-flag" tour.

The phto shows the commanders of the HMS Tromp and HMS Hrtg. Hendrik together with the Consul General of the Netherlands.

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Thursday, April 1, 1920