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
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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
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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U.S. Navy minesweepers ships were constructed with asbestos-containing
materials, which place veterans at risk for mesothelioma cancer and other ...
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 ...
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 ...
The minesweeper HMCS Fort William of the Bangor class. ... built for other
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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
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.