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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. <Read more ...>