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Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 4:35pm

Philippine Army - Coast Defenses

Repository for data pertaining to the subject

The coast defenses of the Philippine Islands are manned by Army personnel unless otherwise noted.

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Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 4:37pm

Harbor Defenses of Manila Bay



Fort Evangelista, Corregidor Island

Battery Tinio - Two Skoda 305mm/55 Model 1925 guns in one twin turret
Battery Trias – Two Skoda 305mm/55 Model 1925 guns in one twin turret

Other Fixed Guns

Four 7-inch guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Sixteen Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Four 76mm guns in fixed high-angle mounts
Eight 40mm guns in fixed high-angle mounts


Fort Delgado, El Fraile Island

Battery Garcia – Two Skoda 305mm/55 Model 1925 guns in one twin turret
Battery Gerónimo – Two Skoda 305mm/55 Model 1925 guns in one twin turret
Battery Ricarte – Three Skoda-Davao 155mm/52 Model 1926 guns in one triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Eight Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Ten 35mm guns in five twin high angle mounts


Fort Alvarez, Caballo Island

Battery Bangit – Two 8-inch guns in one twin turret

Other Fixed Guns

Two Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in open mounts
Four Arsenal de Manila 100mm/52 Model 1923 guns in high angle mounts
Four 35mm guns in two twin high angle mounts
Four 13.2mm machineguns in a single quad mount


Fort Carreón, Carabao Island

Battery Sakay – Three 8-inch guns in one triple turret
Battery Segura – Three 8-inch guns in one triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Four 150mm/54 Model 1931 guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Four Skoda-Davao 115mm/50 Model 1931 dual purpose guns in open mounts
Ten 35mm guns in five twin high angle mounts


Fort Malvar, Grande Island

Battery Abat – Three 10-inch guns in a single triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Six Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in open mounts
Four Arsenal de Manila 100mm/52 Model 1923 guns in high angle mounts


Fort Reyes, Mariveles Point

Battery Balao – Three Skoda-Davao 210mm/55 Model 1928 guns in one triple turret
Battery Batac – Three Skoda-Davao 210mm/55 Model 1928 guns in one triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Four 240mm guns in single turrets
Eight Skoda-Davao 75mm/50 Model 1926 guns in twin high-angle mounts

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "BruceDuncan" (Feb 29th 2012, 8:56pm)


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Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 7:36pm

Coast Defenses of Northern Luzon


Aparri, Cagayan Province

Fixed Defenses

Four Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in open mounts
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


Defenses of Lingayen Gulf

Battery Esperon – Two Skoda 305mm/55 Model 1925 guns in one twin turret
Battery Almonte – Two 190mm guns in open mounts
Battery Yano – Two 190mm guns in open mounts

Other Fixed Guns

Four 5-inch guns in open mounts
Four 105mm guns in high-angle mounts
Two 100mm guns in high-angle mounts

Mobile Guns

Four 105mm howitzers manned by troops of the 91st Coast Artillery Regiment
Twelve 75mm field guns manned by troops of the 91st Coast Artillery Regiment


Defenses of Subic Bay

Battery Gazmin – Three Skoda-Davao 155mm/52 Model 1926 guns in one triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Three 76mm guns in high-angle mounts


Defenses of the Batan Islands (Naval Administration)

Fixed Defenses

Two 5-inch guns in open mounts
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts
Six 35mm guns in two triple high-angle mounts

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Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 8:06pm

Coast Defenses of the Western Sea Frontier


Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro Province

Fixed Defenses

Four 5-inch guns in open mounts
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


San Jose, Occidental Mindoro Province

Fixed Defenses

Six 105mm guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


Defenses of Puerto Princesa Bay

Battery Cabuay – two 8-inch guns in one twin turret
Battery Mascardo – two 8-inch guns in one twin turret
Battery Enrile – Three Skoda-Davao 155mm/52 Model 1926 guns in one triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Two Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in open mounts
Four 4-inch guns in high-angle mounts
Four 76mm guns in high-angle mounts

Mobile Guns

Eight 105mm howitzers manned by troops of the 92nd Coast Artillery Regiment
Twenty-four 75mm field guns manned by troops of the 92nd Coast Artillery Regiment


Naval Station Malanao (Naval Administration)

Fixed Defenses

One 4-inch gun in an open mount
Two 76mm guns in high-angle mounts


Naval Station Palawan (Ulugan Bay) (Naval Administration)

Fixed Defenses

Three Skoda-Davao 155mm/52 Model 1926 guns in one triple turret
Three 4-inch guns in open mounts
Three 76mm guns in high-angle mounts

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Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 9:29pm

Coast Defenses of the Central Sea Frontier


Danao, Masbate Province

Fixed Defenses

Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


Guiuan, Samar Province

Battery Biazon – two 8-inch guns in one twin turret
Battery Blando – two 8-inch guns in one twin turret

Other Fixed Guns

Three 5-inch guns in high-angle mounts
Two Arsenal de Manila 100mm/52 Model 1923 guns in high angle mounts


Cabutan, Samar Province

Battery Lacson – two 8-inch guns in one twin turret

Other Fixed Guns

Two 40mm guns in high-angle mounts
Four 35mm guns in high-angle mounts


Fort Macabulos, Hibuson Island

Battery Soliman – Two Skoda-Davao 320mm/50 Model 1926 guns in one twin turret

Other Fixed Guns

Four 7-inch guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Two Arsenal de Manila 100mm/52 Model 1923 guns in high angle mounts


Fort Macalang, Dinagat Island

Battery Palparan – Three 8-inch guns in one triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Four 3-inch guns in open mounts
Eight 35mm guns in twin high-angle mounts


Fort Tarrazona, Balabac Island
Fixed Defenses

Six 105mm guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


Naval Station Siquijor (Siquijor Island) (Naval Administration)

Fixed Defenses

Two 76mm guns in high-angle mounts

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "BruceDuncan" (Feb 29th 2012, 11:38pm)


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Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 11:44pm

Coast Defenses of the Southern Sea Frontier


Defenses of Davao Gulf

Battery Valdez – Two Skoda 305mm/55 Model 1925 guns in one twin turret
Battery Vargas – Two Skoda 305mm/55 Model 1925 guns in one twin turret
Battery Triona – Three Skoda-Davao 155mm/52 Model 1926 guns in one triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Four 4-inch guns in open mounts
Six Arsenal de Manila 100mm/52 Model 1923 guns in high angle mounts


City of General Santos, Sarangani Province

Battery Dellosa – Three Skoda-Davao 155mm/52 Model 1926 guns in one triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Three 76mm guns in high-angle mounts


Dapitan, Zamboanga Province

Fixed Defenses

Four Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


Defenses of Zamboanga Harbor

Fixed Defenses

Eight 170mm guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


Isabella, Basilan Province

Fixed Defenses

Four Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


Languyan, Tawi-Tawi Province

Fixed Defenses

Six 170mm guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Four Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


Balimbing, Tawi-Tawi Province

Fixed Defenses

Four 170mm guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Two 105m guns in high-angle mounts


Naval Station Butuan (Naval Administration)

Fixed Defenses

Two 240mm guns in single turrets
Four Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in two twin turrets
Four 66mm guns in high-angle mounts

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Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 11:50pm

[Historical] Filipino Coast Defenses - 1 April 1932

Manila Harbour Defenses

at Corregidor:
4 x 12" guns in twin turrets - under installation
4 x 7" guns in reinforced concrete casemates
16 x 152mm guns in reinforced concrete casemates
4 x 76mm guns in HA mounts
8 x 40mm guns in HA mounts
2 x quad 21" shore torpedo batteries

at El Fraile:
4 x 12" guns in twin turrets
3 x 155mm guns in a triple turret
8 x 6" guns in reinforced concrete casemates
10 x 35mm guns in duple HA mounts - under installation

at Caballo:
2 x 8" guns in a twin turret - under installation
2 x 152mm guns in open mounts
4 x 100mm guns in HA mounts
4 x 35mm guns in duple HA mounts
4 x 13.7mm AA MGs in quad HA mount
2 x quad 21" shore torpedo batteries

at Carabao
6 x 8" guns in triple turrets - under installation
4 x 150mm guns in reinforced concrete casemates
4 x 115mm DP guns in open mounts
10 x 35mm guns in duple HA mounts
1 x quad 21" shore torpedo battery

others (see map):
3 x 10" guns in a triple turret
4 x 240mm guns in single turrets
6 x 210mm guns in triple turrets - under installation
6 x 6" guns in single mounts - under installation
4 x 100mm guns in HA mounts
8 x 75mm guns in twin HA mounts - under installation

Davao Gulf defenses
4 x 12" guns in twin turrets
3 x 155mm guns in a triple turret
4 x 102mm guns in open mounts
6 x 100mm guns in HA mounts
2 x quad 21" shore torpedo batteries

Lingayen Gulf defenses:
2 x 12" guns in a twin turret
4 x 190mm guns in open mounts
4 x 5" guns in open mounts
4 x 105mm guns in HA mounts
4 x 105mm mobile howitzers
2 x 100mm guns in HA mounts
12 x 75mm mobile field guns

Surigao Strait defenses:

at Hibuson Island:
2 x 320mm guns in a twin turret
4 x 7" guns in reinforced concrete casemates
2 x 100mm guns in HA mounts

at Dinagat:
3 x 8" guns in a triple turret - under installation
4 x 3" guns in open mounts
8 x 35mm gun in duple HA mounts
2 x quad 21" shore torpedo batteries - under installation


at Cabutan (Samar):
2 x 8" guns in a twin turret - under installation
2 x 40mm guns in HA mounts
4 x 35mm guns in HA mounts - under installation

at Araya (Mindanao):
3 x 155mm guns in a triple turret
2 x 105mm guns in HA mounts

other locations

at Basco (Batan Islands):
2 x 5" guns in open mounts
2 x 105mm guns in HA mounts
6 x 35mm guns in HA mounts - under installation

at Aparii (Luzon):
4 x 6" guns in open mounts - under installation
2 x 105mm guns in HA mounts

at Subic Bay (Luzon):
3 x 155mm guns in a triple turret
3 x 76mm guns in HA mounts

at Mamburao (Mindoro):
4 x 5" guns in open mounts
2 x 105mm guns in HA mounts

at San Jose (Mindoro):
6 x 105mm guns in reinforced concrete casemates
2 x 105mm guns in HA mounts

at Danao (Masbate):
2 x 105mm guns in HA mounts

at Matarino Bay (Samar):
1 x 5" gun in a HA mount

at Guiuan (Samar)/Homonhon Island/Suluan Island:
4 x 8" guns in twin turrets
3 x 5" guns in HA mounts
2 x 100mm guns in HA mounts

at the south end of Siquijor Island:
2 x 76mm guns in HA mounts

at Butuan (Mindanao):
2 x 240mm guns in single turrets
4 x 152mm guns in twin turrets
4 x 66mm guns in HA mounts
2 x quad 21" shore torpedo batteries

at Dapitan (Mindanao):
4 x 6" guns in reinforced concrete casemates - under installation
2 x 105mm guns in HA mounts

at General Santos (Mindanao):
3 x 155mm guns in a triple turret
3 x 76mm guns in HA mounts

at Zamboanga (Mindanao):
8 x 170mm guns in reinforced concrete casemates
2 x 105mm guns in HA mounts

at Isabella (Basilian):
4 x 6" guns in reinforced concrete casemates - under installation
2 x 105mm guns in HA mounts

at the north end of Tawitawi Island:
6 x 170mm guins in reinforced concrete casemates
4 x 6" guns in reinforced concrete casemates - under installation
2 x 105mm guns in HA mounts

at Balimbing (Tawitawi):
4 x 170mm guns in reinforced concrete casemates
2 x 105mm guns in HA mounts
1 x quad 21" shore torpedo battery

at Ulugan Bay (Palawan):
3 x 155mm guns in a triple turret
3 x 102mm guns in open mounts
3 x 76mm guns in HA mounts

at Puerto Princesca (Palawan):
4 x 8" guns in twin turrets
3 x 155mm guns in a triple turret
2 x 152mm guns in open mounts
4 x 4" guns in HA mounts
8 x 105mm mobile howitzers
4 x 76mm guns in HA mounts
24 x 75mm mobile field guns
3 x quad 21" shore torpedo batteries

at Malanao Island (Palawan):
1 x 102mm gun in an open mount
2 x 76mm guns in HA mounts

at the southern end of Balabac Island:
6 x 105mm guns in reinforced concrete casemates
2 x 105mm guns in HA mounts

at Spratly Island (Kalayaans):
3 x 10" guns in a triple turret
2 x 76mm guns in HA mounts

at Itu Aba (Kalayaans):
4 x 105mm mobile howitzers
3 x 76mm guns in HA mounts
12 x 75mm mobile field guns
1 x quad 21" shore torpedo battery

at Namyit Island (Kalayaans):
2 x 57mm guns in a HA mount

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Monday, February 10th 2014, 11:31pm

Coast Defenses of the Philippines, December 1944

The coast defenses of the Philippine Islands are manned by Army personnel unless otherwise noted.


Harbor Defenses of Manila Bay

Fort Evangelista, Corregidor Island

Battery Tinio - Two Skoda 305mm/55 Model 1925 guns in one twin turret
Battery Trias – Two Skoda 305mm/55 Model 1925 guns in one twin turret

Other Fixed Guns

Four 7-inch guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Sixteen Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Four 76mm guns in fixed high-angle mounts
Eight 40mm guns in fixed high-angle mounts


Fort Delgado, El Fraile Island

Battery Garcia – Two Skoda 305mm/55 Model 1925 guns in one twin turret
Battery Gerónimo – Two Skoda 305mm/55 Model 1925 guns in one twin turret
Battery Ricarte – Three Skoda-Davao 155mm/52 Model 1926 guns in one triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Eight Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Ten 35mm guns in five twin high angle mounts


Fort Alvarez, Caballo Island

Battery Bangit – Two 8-inch guns in one twin turret

Other Fixed Guns

Two Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in open mounts
Four Arsenal de Manila 100mm/52 Model 1923 guns in high angle mounts
Four 35mm guns in two twin high angle mounts
Four 13.2mm machineguns in a single quad mount


Fort Carreón, Carabao Island

Battery Sakay – Three 8-inch guns in one triple turret
Battery Segura – Three 8-inch guns in one triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Four 150mm/54 Model 1931 guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Four Skoda-Davao 115mm/50 Model 1931 dual purpose guns in open mounts
Ten 35mm guns in five twin high angle mounts


Fort Malvar, Grande Island

Battery Abat – Three 10-inch guns in a single triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Six Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in open mounts
Four Arsenal de Manila 100mm/52 Model 1923 guns in high angle mounts


Fort Reyes, Mariveles Point

Battery Balao – Three Skoda-Davao 210mm/55 Model 1928 guns in one triple turret
Battery Batac – Three Skoda-Davao 210mm/55 Model 1928 guns in one triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Four 240mm guns in single turrets
Eight Skoda-Davao 75mm/50 Model 1926 guns in twin high-angle mounts



Coast Defenses of Northern Luzon

Aparri, Cagayan Province

Fixed Defenses

Four Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in open mounts
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


Defenses of Lingayen Gulf

Battery Esperon – Two Skoda 305mm/55 Model 1925 guns in one twin turret
Battery Almonte – Two 190mm guns in open mounts
Battery Yano – Two 190mm guns in open mounts

Other Fixed Guns

Four 5-inch guns in open mounts
Four 105mm guns in high-angle mounts
Two 100mm guns in high-angle mounts

Mobile Guns

Twelve 105mm howitzers manned by troops of the 91st Coast Artillery Regiment
Twelve 75mm field guns manned by troops of the 91st Coast Artillery Regiment


Defenses of Subic Bay

Battery Gazmin – Three Skoda-Davao 155mm/52 Model 1926 guns in one triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Three 76mm guns in high-angle mounts


Defenses of the Batan Islands (Naval Administration)

Fixed Defenses

Two 5-inch guns in open mounts
Eight 130mm Model 1925 guns in shielded mounts
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts
Twenty Skoda-Davao 75mm/50 Model 1926 guns in shielded mounts
Six 35mm guns in two triple high-angle mounts


Coast Defenses of the Western Sea Frontier

Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro Province

Fixed Defenses

Four 5-inch guns in open mounts
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


San Jose, Occidental Mindoro Province

Fixed Defenses

Six 105mm guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


Defenses of Puerto Princesa Bay

Battery Cabuay – two 8-inch guns in one twin turret
Battery Mascardo – two 8-inch guns in one twin turret
Battery Enrile – Three Skoda-Davao 155mm/52 Model 1926 guns in one triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Two Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in open mounts
Four 4-inch guns in high-angle mounts
Four 76mm guns in high-angle mounts

Mobile Guns

Eight 105mm howitzers manned by troops of the 92nd Coast Artillery Regiment
Twenty-four 75mm field guns manned by troops of the 92nd Coast Artillery Regiment


Naval Station Malanao (Naval Administration)

Fixed Defenses

One 4-inch gun in an open mount
Two 76mm guns in high-angle mounts


Naval Station Palawan (Ulugan Bay) (Naval Administration)

Fixed Defenses

Three Skoda-Davao 155mm/52 Model 1926 guns in one triple turret
Three 4-inch guns in open mounts
Three 76mm guns in high-angle mounts


Coast Defenses of the Central Sea Frontier

Danao, Masbate Province

Fixed Defenses

Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


Guiuan, Samar Province

Battery Biazon – two 8-inch guns in one twin turret
Battery Blando – two 8-inch guns in one twin turret

Other Fixed Guns

Three 5-inch guns in high-angle mounts
Two Arsenal de Manila 100mm/52 Model 1923 guns in high angle mounts


Cabutan, Samar Province

Battery Lacson – two 8-inch guns in one twin turret

Other Fixed Guns

Two 40mm guns in high-angle mounts
Four 35mm guns in high-angle mounts


Fort Macabulos, Hibuson Island

Battery Soliman – Two Skoda-Davao 320mm/50 Model 1926 guns in one twin turret

Other Fixed Guns

Four 7-inch guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Two Arsenal de Manila 100mm/52 Model 1923 guns in high angle mounts


Fort Macalang, Dinagat Island

Battery Palparan – Three 8-inch guns in one triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Four 3-inch guns in open mounts
Eight 35mm guns in twin high-angle mounts


Fort Tarrazona, Balabac Island

Fixed Defenses

Six 105mm guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


Naval Station Siquijor (Siquijor Island) (Naval Administration)

Fixed Defenses

Two 76mm guns in high-angle mounts


Coast Defenses of the Southern Sea Frontier

Defenses of Davao Gulf

Battery Valdez – Two Skoda 305mm/55 Model 1925 guns in one twin turret
Battery Vargas – Two Skoda 305mm/55 Model 1925 guns in one twin turret
Battery Triona – Three Skoda-Davao 155mm/52 Model 1926 guns in one triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Four 4-inch guns in open mounts
Six Arsenal de Manila 100mm/52 Model 1923 guns in high angle mounts


City of General Santos, Sarangani Province

Battery Dellosa – Three Skoda-Davao 155mm/52 Model 1926 guns in one triple turret

Other Fixed Guns

Three 76mm guns in high-angle mounts


Dapitan, Zamboanga Province

Fixed Defenses

Four Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


Defenses of Zamboanga Harbor

Fixed Defenses

Eight 170mm guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


Isabella, Basilan Province

Fixed Defenses

Four Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


Languyan, Tawi-Tawi Province

Fixed Defenses

Six 170mm guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Four Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Two 105mm guns in high-angle mounts


Balimbing, Tawi-Tawi Province

Fixed Defenses

Four 170mm guns in reinforced concrete casemates
Two 105m guns in high-angle mounts


Naval Station Butuan (Naval Administration)

Fixed Defenses

Two 240mm guns in single turrets
Four Skoda-Davao 152mm/53 Model 1926 guns in two twin turrets
Four 66mm guns in high-angle mounts