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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...

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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 ...

How does a naval minesweeper work? - Quora

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May 6, 2015 ... 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 ...

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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 - Asbestos.com

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May 24, 2016 ... U.S. Navy minesweepers ships were constructed with asbestos-containing materials, which place veterans at risk for mesothelioma cancer and ...

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 ...

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  ...

Where Are U.S. Minesweepers? Out of Service and Out-of-Date ...

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Aug 24, 1987 ... In contrast to the Soviet navy, which has 125 oceangoing minesweepers, the 563 -ship U.S. Navy has but three Korean War-vintage ships of ...

Minesweeper (ship) - Expand Your Mind - Revolvy

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A minesweeper is a small naval warship designed to engage in minesweeping . Using various mechanisms intended to counter the threat posed by naval mines ...

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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 ...

minesweepers - Allied Warships of WWII - uboat.net

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The minesweeper HMS Hythe of the Bangor class. ... All minesweeper classes ... nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies ...

The US Navy -- Fact File: Mine Countermeasures Ships - MCM

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May 9, 2016 ... In the early 1980s, the U.S. Navy began development of a new mine countermeasures (MCM) force, which included two new classes of ships ...