Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

The coastal turret battery № 981, named after Klim Voroshilov, is located on Russkiy Island, in the Russian Far East. It is about to celebrate its 80th anniversary. Built in 1934, it used to represent the combat power of Russia in the Pacific Ocean, today it’s part of an historic museum. The calibre of the battery is 305 mm. In all of the entire post-Soviet territory, a similar battery is only to be found in Sevastopol, Russia.

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

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8 thoughts on “Turret Battery 981”

  1. Nice to see that this battery is kept in such good condition. In the States most of the coast artillery guns were cut up for scrap after WWII. I believe that these guns were also mounted on the Gangut-class battleships.

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