Thursday, April 14, 2011
Bahari is a memorial monument located in the city of Tegal, Central Java. Being in the tourist area of Pantai Indah Alam, the monument was inaugurated on December 20, 2008 by Chief of Naval Staff (KSAL), Admiral TNI Tedjo Edhi Purdijatno SH, witnessed by the Deputy Governor of Central Java, Rustriningsih MSi and the Mayor of Tegal, Adi Winarso S. Sos .
Tegal is known as the City Bahari because apart geographically situated in the northern coast of Central Java, the city is also home to the establishment of People's Security Agency - Sea (Sea BKR) in the early independence of the Republic of Indonesia, as the embryo of the establishment of the Navy today.
BKR heroism of its predecessor the core components of the youth of the nation at that time, among others, former Kaigun Heiho, employees Unko Java Kaisha, and students and teachers High School Sailing Tegal has incised gold ink in the history of Indonesia's independence until later became the Army Sea.
Besides the realization of appreciation for maritime predecessors who laid the foundation in Tegal, development Marine Monument is a means as an effort to commemorate the historic event inheriting the noble values to young people struggle to fill the next national development.
Marine Monument was built on an area of 12,000 square meters, with building area of 5,000 square meters. Physical building monuments resemble warships, consisting of various key equipment of weapons systems (defense equipment) that have been unused.
These tools were contributed by the Navy, including but not limited vehicle combat tank PT 76, Pintam combat vehicles BRDM, aircraft Nomad N-22, land cannons, bouyance, navigation lights, anchor and chain, mine horn, and MK 44 torpedoes.