Bokhara Battery, Cape D'Aguilar [1941- ]

Submitted by Rob on Mon, 03/19/2012 - 21:43
Current condition
Date completed
(Day is approximate.)

Year completed is: Accurate
Condition at last visit: Ruin
Date of last visit: Nov-2014
Ref: ROB-00106


  • 1938: Proposal for a new Bty. (WO 78/5361).
  • 1940: Construction commenced. (WO 165/91). Originally to be named Fort Grasett. (WO 106/2394).
  • 1941: Construction completed in November. (WO 165/91).
  • 1941: Armament: 2 x 9.2" BL Mk X guns, removed from Pottinger Bty at Devils Peak. (WO 106/2394), 1 x 3" AA gun. (WO 172/1687).
  • 1941: December: In action against a naval target on the 8th. Destroyed by own crews at withdrawal on 19th. (WO 172/1687).
  • 1945: No guns remaining, buildings damaged. (WO 196/10).
  • 2014: Site had several uses post war, including using gun pits as bases for communications towers. Gun pits and some buildings remain. Now a limited access area, heavily overgrown.

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