Wednesday, October 6, 2010

HTMS Phra Ruang ,WWI destroyer

HTMS Phra Ruang destroyer,unknown date.

HTMS Phra Ruang 's crew in 1934

                     HTMS Phra Ruang, was a WWI British destroyer name HMS Radiant chosen and purchased by Admiral Prince Abakara (Prince of Chumphon) in 1920 for 200,000 pounds and renamed her after ancient Thai King, "Phra Ruang", ("พระร่วง").
                    HTMS Phra Ruang was in the Royal Thai Navy 3rd Flotilla during WWII.

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