Dakar

Posted on September 20, 2020 / 38
Listing Type : Foreign Port
Location : Africa Other

Dakar was one of the most important overseas ports of the French Empire.  It was both a naval base and coaling station.  The Bay of Dakar was defended with coastal bastteries.  The Island of Gorée provided the backbone of these defences and included a turreted gun emplacement.

Dakar
Dakar was one of the most important overseas ports of the French Empire.  It was both a naval base and coaling station.  The Bay of Dakar was defended with coastal bastteries.  The Island of Gorée provided the backbone of these defences and included a turreted gun emplacement.

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