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24 cm SK L/50

The Russian battleship "Riruk" was stationned at Libau, now Latvia. As the German forces occupied this naval harbor, the ship and her guns were captured. The Russian guns had a caliber of 25.4 cm, but were modified by Krupp to a modern 23.8 cm, in order to use existing German ammunition. After a first assignment on Borkum, the guns were moved to Calais.

Battery Location Turrets Bunkertype Remarks
Oldenburg Calais, France 2 - 1 Sk  

One of the two huge casemates in "Oldenburg".