The Bulgarian coast artillery at the end of 1917

 

 

Coast artillery defence Varna

Commander : Lt.Col. Stefan Denev

Northern coast artillery group

1st battery

Commander : Cpt. Georgi Radkov

2 240mm L/45 Schneider-Canet guns M. 1906

at Sv. Nikola

2nd battery

Commander : Cpt. Vasil Fikov

2 254mm L/45 Obuchov guns M. 1895

at Gorna Traka

3rd battery

Commander : Cpt. Nedelcho Nedev

2 152mm L/45 Canet guns M. 1895

at Trakata

4th battery

Commander : Lt. Genov

2 87mm Krupp not QF guns used as A/A

at Grozd

5th battery

Commander : 2nd Lt. Yordan Lazarov

2 6 inch Russian mortars M. 1867, from Vidinski Heavy Art. Rgt.

at Kyurchyuk

Southern coast artillery group

6th battery

Commander : Off. cand. Tzankov

2 100mm L/50 Schneider-Canet naval guns M. 1898

at Dolna Traka

7th battery

Commander : Off. cand. Ivan Petkov

2 65mm L/50 Schneider-Canet naval guns M. 1898

south-east of the Galata lighthouse

8th battery

Commander : Lt. Rusinov

2 229mm L/7.7 Russian mortars M. 1892

north of Galata, near the lighthouse

9th battery

Commander : Sgt.Maj. Hirsto Kutzarov

1 76.2mm gun

1 57mm gun

at Karantinata

10th battery

Commander : Lt. Rusinov

2 150mm L/25 Krupp in armoured cupola M. 1891

at Karantinata

11th battery

Commander : Lt. Georgi Pilashev

2 120mm L/28 Schneider-Canet guns M. 1897 from Shumenski Heavy Art. Rgt.

south of Galata

Area Balchik Kavarna

battery

Commander : Capt. Georgi Radkov

2 100mm L/50 Schneider-Canet naval guns M. 1898

east of Balchik

battery

2 76mm naval guns taken from Ruse

near Balchik

battery

2 87mm Krupp not QF guns used as A/A from Shumenski Heavy Art. Rgt.

battery

1 120mm L/25 Krupp gun M. 1882 from Sofiyski Heavy Art. Rgt.

battery

2 6 inch Russian mortars M. 1867, from Vidinski Heavy Art. Rgt.

battery

2 87mm Krupp not QF guns used as A/A from Sofiyski Heavy Art. Rgt.

battery

2 87mm Krupp not QF guns used as A/A from Shumenski Heavy Art. Rgt.

 

Coast artillery defence Burgas

 

Northern coast artillery group

1st battery

2 152mm L/45 Canet guns M. 1895

at Paparos, Sarafovo

2nd battery

2 150mm L/40 Krupp gun on wheeled road-carriage

at Sarafovo

3rd battery

2 150mm L/30 Krupp guns M. 1892 from Shumenski Heavy Art. Rgt.

at Gyaur Sutzhik

710th German Foot art. battery

2 150mm L/45 Krupp gun on wheeled road-carriage

at Yana Tagar, Chimovo

Southern coast artillery group

4th battery

2 210mm L/35 Krupp guns M. 1888

at Cape Atiya

5th battery

4 105mm L/28 Schneider-Canet guns M. 1913

at Cape Sv. Nikola

 

Remarks :

Later Coast artillery regiment.

Later Coast artillery detachment and finally Coast artillery division.