FMP - Coastal Artillery Units and Batteries 1941
COASTAL ARTILLERY UNITS,
HEAVY AND SUPER HEAVY BATTERIES

1941

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The gun model markings have been checked to match the list on the Coastal Artillery Weapons page.
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25.6.1941:
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Coastal Artillery Unit
Finnish Name (and Abbreviation),
Location
(Name in English)
Heavy and Super Heavy Batteries
Guns
[pcs - gun model]
Notes
Commander [Rank and Name]
     
2. Rannikkoprikaati (2.RPr.) Kotka
(2nd Coastal Brigade)

I Linnakkeisto (I Lsto) (I Coastal Artillery Battalion)
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Kirkonmaa

Rankki

Ristisaari

II Linnakkeisto (II Lsto) (II Coastal Artillery Battalion)

Mustamaa

Sydänkylä

Kukkio

III Linnakkeisto (III Lsto) (III Coastal Artillery Battalion)

Vanhakylänmaa
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4 - 254/45 D

3 - 152/45 C

2 - 152/45 C

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3 - 152/45 C

2 - 152/45 C

2 - 120/50 V

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3 - 152/45 C

Col. P. Enkainen
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Maj. P. Kokkonen
Capt. Å. Sokajärvi
(18.7.41-)

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Maj. M. Miettinen

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Capt. O. Airola

3. Rannikkoprikaati (3.RPr.) (-27.8.1941) Porvoo
(3rd Coastal Brigade)

I Linnakkeisto (I Lsto) (I Coastal Artillery Battalion)

Pirttisaari

II Linnakkeisto (II Lsto) (II Coastal Artillery Battalion)

Lehtinen

Bastö
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2 - 152/45 C

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3 - 152/45 C

2 - 152/45 C

Lt.Col. N. Heiro (-27.8.1941)
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Capt. A. Rautavaara

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Capt. G. Gustafsson

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Guns moved to karelian Isthmus
in 9.1941.

1. Rannikkoprikaati (1.RPr.) Helsinki
(1st Coastal Brigade)

I Linnakkeisto (I Lsto) (I Coastal Artillery Battalion)
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Träskö

Rönnskär

Mäkiluoto
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II Linnakkeisto (II Lsto) (II Coastal Artillery Battalion)

Kytö

Miessaari

Ryssänkari

Katajaluoto

III Linnakkeisto (III Lsto) (III Coastal Artillery Battalion)

Kuivasaari

Isosaari
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Villinki
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2 - 152/45 C

2 - 152/45 C

2 - 305/52 O2
1 - 203/50 V
1 - 203/45 C

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2 - 152/50 V

3 - 152/45 C

4 - 254/45 D

4 - 254/45 D

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2 - 305/52 O2

4 - 254/45 D
4 - 152/45 C

4 - 254/45 D

Col. V. Marjanen
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Capt. H. Ravia
Capt. P. Cederberg
(17.7.41-)

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Twin gun turret.
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Maj. E. Liusvaara

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Maj. K. Zilliacus

Twin gun turret.

4. Rannikkoprikaati (4.RPr.) Tammisaari
(4th Coastal Brigade)

III Linnakkeisto (III Lsto) (III Coastal Artillery Battalion)

Örö
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Granholm

Krokö

Bolax
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2 - 305/52 O
3 - 152/45 C
1 - 120/45 C

3 - 120/41 A

3 - 152/45 C

2 - 152/45 C

Lt.Col. N. Kesämaa
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Maj. K.-J. Moring

Two single gun turrets.
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(Gun model 120/45 A corrected.)

5. Rannikkoprikaati (5.RPr.) Turku (-8.11.41)
(5th Coastal Brigade)

I Linnakkeisto (I Lsto) (I Coastal Artillery Battalion)
-> Selkämeren Vartiosto (Sm.Vsto) (10./11.41-)
(Selkämeri Guard)

Reposaari +
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Kuuskajaskari

Isokari +

Lypertö (Katanpää) +

Vartsala

II Linnakkeisto (II Lsto) (II Coastal Artillery Battalion)
-> Korppoon Linnakeisto (KLsto) (11.41-)
(Korppoo Coastal Artillery Battalion)

Jungfruskär *

Berghamn *

Alskär *

Utö

Bokulla

Borstö

Lökholm

Pensar +
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2 - 152/45 C
2 - 120/41 A

3 - 152/22 D

2 - 152/45 C

2 - 152/35 Mk

2 - 120/45 C

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4 - 152/45 C

3 - 120/45 C

3 - 152/45 C

4 - 152/45 C

3 - 152/35 Mk

2 - 120/41 A

3 - 152/35 Mk

2 - 152/35 Mk

Col. T. Kainulainen
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Capt. V. Hassinen
Lt.Cmd. E. Ainamo
(15.7.41-)
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(Gun model 152/35 Mk corrected.)

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(Gun model 152/35 M corrected.)

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Maj. C. von Behr

7. Rannikkoprikaati (7.RPr.) Mariehamn
(7th Coastal Brigade)
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* Batteries moved
mainly from 5.RPr.
Lt.Col. J. Olin
Col. T. Kainulainen
(8.11.41-)
6. Rannikkoprikaati (6.RPr.) Vaasa
(6th Coastal Brigade)

Vaasan linnakkeisto (-6.8.41)
(Vaasa Coastal Artillery Battalion)

Norrskär
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Sommarö
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3 - 152/45 C
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3 - 152/22 D

Maj. N. Simonen
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Capt. O. Pöyry (-6.8.41)
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On 24.7. one gun was moved to
Lake Ladoga and the rest two to
Lake Onega on 4.11.1941.

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+ Guns relocated after the seizure of Hanko Peninsula.
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Sources: ENQOV1, ARIRE, JATHI
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© 2003 - 8.6.2004 Harri Anttonen

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