La Batterie de la Baie des Boutres

Posted on October 31, 2021 / 2
Listing Type : Coastal Battery
Location : Madagascar

La Batterie de la Baie des Boutres (Boutres Bay Battery) was built in 1902 and mounted four 138 mm guns.  This is a ‘Reverse Battery’ intended to engage any hostile vessels that has penetrated the main sea passage to the open sea.

There is a four gun battery located nearby which mounted four 47 mm (3-pdr) QF guns, Boutres Bay QF Battery.

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