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A minesweeper is a small naval warship designed to engage in minesweeping. Using various .... Wooden Ships and Iron Men: The U.S. Navy's Ocean Minesweepers, 1953-1994. Heritage Books. ISBN 978-0...

minesweeper | ship | Britannica.com

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Minesweeper, naval vessel used to clear an area of mines (see mine). The earliest sweeping system, devised to clear anchored contact mines, consisted of two ...

U.S. Navy will hack $61million minesweeper ship to pieces to ...

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Jan 29, 2013 ... The U.S. Navy will hack apart a minesweeper ship worth $277million that is caught on a coral reef in the Philippines - rather than risk further ...

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May 9, 2014 ... Link to order this clip: http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675049297_Coastal- minesweeper_river_American-flag_Pennant-displaying Historic ...

Minesweepers - Asbestos Use, Risks & History - Mesothelioma Center

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U.S. Navy minesweepers ships were constructed with asbestos-containing materials, which place veterans at risk for mesothelioma cancer and other ...

How did $300M minesweeper become scrap metal? Navy wants ...

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Apr 4, 2013 ... The U.S. Navy is investigating how a minesweeper got stuck on a reef ... and crewmembers were relieved because the ship's grounding did not ...

The Navy's Wooden Avengers Are Real-Life Mine Sweepers

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May 23, 2012 ... Officially known as Avenger-class mine countermeasures ships, the US .... My dad was a junior officer on the USS Loyalty, a minesweeper in ...

minesweepers - Allied Warships of WWII - uboat.net

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The minesweeper HMCS Fort William of the Bangor class. ... built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or ...

Minesweeper - definition of minesweeper by The Free Dictionary

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A ship equipped for detecting, destroying, removing, or neutralizing explosive marine mines. mine′sweep′ing n. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English ...

USS Lapwing (AM-1) - Minesweeper - History, Specs and Pictures ...

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Jul 18, 2016 ... The USS Lapwing (AM-1) was the lead ship of her class of a minesweepers becoming, the first minesweeper in United States Navy history.

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How does a naval minesweeper work? - Quora

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May 6, 2015 ... Depends whether you mean minesweeper or minehunter. In the good old days, ... Minesweepers switched to being wooden-hulled ships (as little iron as possible, to not set off magnetic mines), towing either electromagnetic ...

How did WWII minesweepers work? - Straight Dope Message Board

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Basically the ship would tow two buoys behind the ship called paravanes. Attached to the paravanes were steel cables what would sweep just ...

NavSource Auxiliary Minesweeper Photo Archive

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This yard held the distinction of building this ship in 3 months, 18 days. The first wooden minesweeper of this class was to gain prominence in all theaters during  ...