Coast and Antiaircraft Artillery in French Indochina, December 1941

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Coast and Antiaircraft Artillery in French Indochina, December 1941

Post by Leo Niehorster » 25 May 2020 23:57

Greetings!

I have put together this listing from various sources.
Is this list correct? Any missing?
I am particularly looking for which batteries (locations) belong to the Batteries (units) of the 4th & 5th RAC.
Are these batteries Army and/or Navy?
Also, the antiaircraft units are mostly missing. Any help there?
Most of this is from
www.fortiff.be

Indochina — December 1941
VI/4e RAC
Tonkin (defending Haiphong)
* Appowan Island Battery
- 3× 138mmmm guns Mle 1910
* Point Doson Battery
- 3× 138mm guns Mle 1910 &
- 4× 75mm guns Mle 1897
?? 2× 90mm L/23 guns de Bange Mle 1877 (Haiphong)
?? 95mm L/24 guns Lahitolle Mle 1893,
AA: ?
2× 90mm CA guns Mle 1939
75mm CA guns Mle 13/34 Porte [?]
76,2mm CA Skoda

IV/5e RAC
Annam
* Cua-Lo Battery (Vinh)
- 2× 75mm guns Mle 1897
* Cua-Hot Battery (Vinh)
- 2× 75mm guns Mle 1897
* Hoa-Van Battery (Tourane) [modern Da Nang]
- 3× 138mm guns Mle 1924
* Ha-Nhé Battery (Tourane) [modern Da Nang]
- 2× 75mm guns Mle 1897
* Nui-Bai-Thong Battery (Cam Ranh)
- 3× 138mm guns Mle 1924
* Nhui-Dat Battery (Cam Ranh)
- 4× 155 Lmm guns Mle 1877 de Bange
* Nhui-Chut Battery (Cam Ranh)
- 2× 75mm guns Mle 1897
* Hon-Mot Battery (Cam Ranh)
- 1× 75mm gun Mle 1897
AA ?

Cochinchine
Cape Saint-Jacques [modern-day: Vung Tau] and the Dong-Nai river delta
* Phare Battery
- 3× 240mm guns Mle 1902-06
* Lotus Battery
- 4× 138mm guns Mle 1881
* Lazaret Battery
- 2× 138mm guns Mle 1881
* Ganh Ray Battery
- 2× 105mm guns Mle 1897-17
* Grand Eperon Battery
- 2× 105mm guns Mle 1897-17
* Tagne Island Battery
- 4× 138mm guns Mle 1910
* La Vigie Battery
- 3× 138mm guns Mle 1881
* Nha-Gu Battery
- 4× 75mm guns Mle 1908
* Batroi Battery
- 3× 75mm guns Mle 1897
* Tiwan Battery
- 2× 75mm guns Mle 1897
* Archinard Island Battery
- 2× 47mm TR guns Mle 1885
* Carrières Battery
- 4× 90mm guns Mle 1877
* Bendinh Battery
- 4× 90mm guns Mle 1877
* Rach Cat Battery
- 2× 138mm guns Mle 1924
- 4× 75mm guns Mle 1897
* Song-Long-Tac (Soirap)
- 2× 75mm guns Mle 1897
AA ?

Gulf of Siam, Cambodia:
* Kampot Battery (Kep province)
- 3× 138mm guns Mle 1924
* Hatien Battery (Kep province)
- 2× 90mm guns Mle 1877
AA ?

Thanks

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Re: Coast and Antiaircraft Artillery in French Indochina, December 1941

Post by Leo Niehorster » 30 Aug 2020 08:04

Bump. :D

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