Kien Chan Forts

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Siege Of Tourane - Siege of Tourane - Capture of The Kien Chan Forts, 18 November 1859
... The attack was directed against the Kien Chan forts, to the north of Tourane Bay, which barred the route to Hue ... despatch vessel Jorgo Juan (which had replaced El Cano) anchored off the Kien Chan forts and opened a devastating bombardment ... Before long the allied warships had wrecked the forts and dismounted their cannon ...

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