Artillery of The Victorian Forts

5-inch B.L. Vavasseur Mounting Mark II


5-inch BL Vavaseur Mk II

Many of these guns were mounted as coast defence weapons for Volunteer practice use by 1904.


East Wear

Mounting for a 5-inch BL (Ex-Naval Broadside) on Vavaseur Mounting at East Wear Practice Battery, Portland, Dorset


Peveril Point  



 Peveril Point

Mounting for a 5-inch BL (Ex Naval Broadside) on Vavaseur mounting at Peveril Point, Swanage, Dorset