The Fiftieth anniversary of His Majesty's accession to the throne gives the Thai nation a unique opportunity to celebrate an occasion that has never taken place in the long history of Thailand. On the 9th of June, 1996, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej will become the first Thai king to have reigned for 50 years. Royal state and religious ceremonies will be held throughout 1995 and 1996.
On the occasion of the Gloden Jubilee 1996, The national celebrations are to be held between the 1st of January,1995 and the 31st of December, 1996 with the actual Golden Jubilee Ceremonies taking place on the 9th of June, 1996, which is the day when His Majesty the King ascended the throne.
Seven projects have been conducted by the Royal Thai Navy to celebrate this auspicions occasion. They are as follows:-
|The Construction Project of the Narayan Songsuban Royal Barge of His Majesty King Rama IX|
|Royal Barge Restoration Project|
|H.T.M.S. Maeklong Conservation Project|
|Marine Environment Conservation and Rehabilitation Project|
|The Construction Project of the Golden Jubilee Lighthouse at Phromthep Cape|
|Ban Laem Golden Jubilee offshore Lighthouse Construction Project|
|The Royal Barges of Siam|