The armament of the Tutrakan bridgehead

 

 

Sector (western) I 14 km from the Danube to Valea Staroselo

commander : Lt.col. Nicoliescu

HQ : Staroselo

Mircha Boda : 4 210mm howitzers

Kuza Voda : 6 120mm howitzers

Radu Nergu : 4 120mm mortars

Stefan Cel Mare : 2 120mm L/25 guns in armoured cupolas

Smardan : 4 105mm L/35 guns (4th bty./2nd div/3rd heavy art. rgt.)

Sector (southern) II 9 km from Valea Staroselo to west of strongpoint Nr. 10

commander : Lt.col. Dumitrescu

HQ : Daidir

Printesa Ileana : 4 87mm field guns (11th bty./Siege Bn.)

Opanez : 4 105mm L/35 guns (7th bty./3rd div/3rd heavy art. rgt.)

Pleven : 4 105mm L/35 guns (8th bty./3rd div/3rd heavy art. rgt.)

Dragosh Boda : 2 120mm mortars

Sector (eastern) III 12 km from the strongpoint Nr. 10 to the Danube

commander : Lt.col. Marinescu

HQ : Antimnovo

Kalugareni : 4 105mm L/35 guns (9th bty./3rd div/3rd heavy art. rgt.)

Print Carol : 4 87mm field guns (12th bty./Siege Bn.)

Mihai Viteazul : 2 120mm L/25 guns in armoured cupolas

Rege Carol : 2 120mm L/25 guns in armoured cupolas

Sector IV on the bank of the Danube, from Turk Smil to the eastern side of the island of Kosuj

Commander: rear admiral Nicolae Negrescu

Rege Ferdinand : 4 150mm L/35 naval guns taken from the cruiser Elisabeta (11th bty./Siege Bn.)

Regina Maria : 4 120mm L/10 howitzers taken from the Danube monitors

Print Nicola : 4 75mm guns

Grivitza : 4 105mm L/35 guns (5th bty./2nd div/3rd heavy art. rgt.)

Rahovo : 4 105mm L/35 guns (6th bty./2nd div/3rd heavy art. rgt.)

Print Mircea : 4 75mm guns

Regina Elisabeta : 4 120mm L/45 naval guns taken from the cruiser Elisabeta

Sector V Oltenita and environs

8 75mm guns

Sector VI the interior of the fortress

8 120mm howitzers

8 105mm QF howitzers

8 75mm guns