France Establishes a Naval Base at Saigon.
Eeceived April 28, 8.40 a.m. Brisbane. April 27 A gentleman from Saigon, where he ia engaged in cable extension, states that the French Government has decided to establish, a naval base at Saigon, extensive fortifica* tioas being erected at the mouth of the river. The military force has been increased to between 5000 and 6000.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6555, 27 April 1905
France Establishes a Naval Base at Saigon. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6555, 27 April 1905
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