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Royal Thai Navy Day / วันกองทัพเรือ

November 20 is annually observed as Royal Thai Navy Day (วันกองทัพเรือ), commemorating the date in 1906 that King Chulalongkorn officially opened the Royal Thai Naval Academy (โรงเรียนนายเรือ). Established in 1898 and originally located on the royal yacht Maha Chakri and some other boats donated by the king, the academy later moved to Wang Derm Palace in Thonburi (in the compound of the present headquarters of the … Continue reading Royal Thai Navy Day / วันกองทัพเรือ