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|Posted by: New Connaught Ranger December 15, 2010 08:49 pm|
| Hallo Gentlemen,
I have been asked by an acquaintance in Spain to see if I can get him any info with regards the attached pictures:-
Rear of first picture.
Part of his email:-
I assume there was some kind of Romanian Navy Coastal Artillery Units?
Many thanks for any forth coming information.
Kevin in Deva.
|Posted by: raevski December 19, 2010 02:00 am|
| From the evidence supplied the Battery picture is of either
German artillery: The coastal batteries :
1.Tirpitz» 3-280 mm, to the south of Constantza,
or 2. Lange Bruno» 3-280 mm, to the north of Constantza,
|Posted by: Montbrun December 20, 2010 04:51 pm|
| There were several German naval coastal batteries (as well as Rumanian), as well as naval units based in Rumania:
Gruparea Artilerie de Coasta Germana – Constanta
Batterie “Tirpitz” – 3 x 28.0cm Gun – South Constanta – installed 03/22/41
Batterie “Breslau” – 3 x 17.0cm Gun – Constanta (Vii) – installed 03/14/41
Batterie “Mamaia Sat” – 3 x 10.5cm Gun – Mamaia Sat – installed 03/08/41
688.Eisenbahn Batterie “Lange Bruno” – 3 x 28.0cm Rail Guns – North Constanta – arrives 03/08/41
1.Batterie – 3 x 10.5cm Gun – Cap Midia – arrives 02/23/41
2.Batterie – 3 x 10.5cm Gun – Constanta (Vii) – arrives 02/23/41
3.Batterie – 3 x 10.5cm Gun – Cap Tuzla – arrives 02/23/41
|Posted by: dragos December 20, 2010 05:24 pm|
|Judging by the size of the shell, I would say it's a 17 cm caliber battery.|
|Posted by: New Connaught Ranger December 20, 2010 05:58 pm|
Many thanks for the information posted so far,
I have passed it on to the gentleman concerned.
Kevin in Deva.
|Posted by: vladalex May 07, 2012 11:48 am|
| Hallo to all,
The picture posted shows an 120mm St.Chamond gunfrom romanian coastal defense .