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Minesweeper - Wikipedia

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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...

Minesweepers - Asbestos Use, Risks & History - Asbestos.com

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Oct 18, 2016 ... U.S. Navy minesweepers ships were constructed with asbestos-containing materials, which place veterans at risk for mesothelioma cancer and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

USS Avenger (MCM-1) - Minesweeper / Minehunter Warship ...

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USS Avenger (MCM-1) - The USS Avenger is the lead ship in her Avenger-class of mine hunters and is stil in active service with the United States Navy..

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  ...

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 Navy ... " We are moving four more minesweepers to the region, making ...

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 ...

Tugs and Minesweepers | Ship Type | Historic Naval Ships Association

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Class: Van Amstel Steel Minesweeper Launched: 22 September 1936 At: Gusto Shipyard, Schiedam, The Netherlands Commissioned: 26 May 1937 Length: ...

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How does a naval minesweeper work? - Quora

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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 ...

minesweeper | ship | Britannica.com

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Mar 15, 2002 ... Minesweeper, naval vessel used to clear an area of mines (see mine). The earliest sweeping system, devised to clear anchored contact mines, ...

Russia to Launch Second Aleksandrit-Сlass Minesweeper Ship on ...

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May 24, 2016 ... The Alexander Obukhov minesweeper lead ship floated out ... Russia's second Aleksandrit-class minesweeper (Project 12700), Georgy ...