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List of mine countermeasure vessels of the Royal Navy (582 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

specialist mine countermeasure vessels eventually had to be built: the Minesweeping Sloop. This term was officially dropped in 1937, but remained in use
24-class sloop (744 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 24 class was a class of minesweeping sloops. They were derived from the preceding Flower-class sloop, but designed to appear double-ended. Twenty-four
MinDiv (51 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
MinDiv was a standard U.S. Navy abbreviation or acronym for "Minesweeper Division." The Commander of a minesweeper division is known, in official Navy
Danlayer (559 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A danlayer was a type of vessel assigned to minesweeping flotillas during and immediately after World War II. They were usually small trawlers, fitted
HMS Asheldham (295 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Perlis' 40mm Bofors gun and minesweeping gear was removed and replaced by three 20 mm Oerlikon cannon, although the minesweeping gear was later re-fitted
USS Design (AM-219) (404 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
minesweeper built for the U.S. Navy during World War II. A crew, trained in minesweeping, boarded the new vessel, and proceeded to the Pacific Ocean to clear
Fishery Protection Squadron (4,781 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ISBN 0-905838-78-5. Harley, Simon; Lovell, Tony. "Captain of Fishery Protection and Minesweeping Flotilla - The Dreadnought Project". www.dreadnoughtproject.org. Harley
HMS Hussar (J82) (302 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Normandy, Hussar, Britomart, Jason and Salamander were assigned to the 1st Minesweeping Flotilla (1MF) clearing Axis minefields north of Normandy to open additional
MinRon (85 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
MinRon is a standard U.S. Navy abbreviation for "Minesweeper Squadron." The Commander of a Minesweeper Squadron is known, in official Navy communications
North Sea Mine Barrage (3,414 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
disappeared without explanation. United States participation in the minesweeping effort was overseen by Rear Admiral Strauss aboard the repair ship Blackhawk
Squadron (naval) (577 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
tasked with a specific mission such as coastal defense, blockade, or minesweeping. In the United States Navy, the term squadron has always been used for
USS Penguin (AM-33) (528 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Penguin, commissioned too late for service during World War I, performed minesweeping and salvage work in the New York City area until sailing for Kirkwall
Halcyon-class minesweeper (1,336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Halcyon class was a class of 21 oil-fired minesweepers (officially, "fleet minesweeping sloops") built for the British Royal Navy between 1933 and 1939. They
USS Spectacle (AM-305) (777 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
World War II. A trained crew boarded the new vessel, practiced with her minesweeping gear, and then proceeded to the Pacific Ocean to clear mines from Japanese
HMS Altham (279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
had its minesweeping gear removed and replaced by two more 20 mm Oerlikon cannon and four 2-pounder saluting guns, although the minesweeping gear was
HMCS Thunder (J156) (1,196 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
was assigned to the 32nd Minesweeping Flotila as the Senior Officer's Ship. Thunder transferred to the British 4th Minesweeping Flotilla in May. During
USS Dorsey (DD-117) (1,065 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the minesweeping unit operating in conjunction with the 3rd Fleet raids on the Japanese home islands. She sailed on 14 September for minesweeping operations
HMS Loyalty (J217) (594 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
campaign in March 1942. After commissioning she was assigned to the 18th Minesweeping Flotilla, joining them in June 1943. She and the other ships of the flotilla
1700 Naval Air Squadron (224 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
among the escort carriers of the Far East Fleet for air sea rescue and minesweeping duties. By April 1945 aircraft of the squadron were serving in HM Ships
Operation Livery (525 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
missions for minesweeping operations by the British in July 1945 during World War II. It was carried out by the 4th and 7th Minesweeping Flotillas, taking
USS James (SP-429) (835 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
to the European Theater, where she performed varied tasks, including minesweeping, patrolling, and escorting of larger ships in convoy. In 1919, while
Racecourse-class minesweeper (452 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
World War. They were built to two related designs as paddlewheel coastal minesweeping sloops under the Emergency War Programme. The vessels were reasonable
Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (5,911 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
also for minesweeping in the area around Japan, initially under the control of the Second Bureau of the Demobilization Ministry. The minesweeping fleet was
Coastal minesweeper (120 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
considered too fragile and slow to operate on the high seas with the fleet. Minesweeping, in conjunction with fleet activities, was usually relegated to the diesel-driven
USS Swerve (AM-121) (458 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
USS Swerve (AM-121) was an Auk-class minesweeper acquired by the United States Navy for the dangerous task of removing mines from minefields laid in the
USS Token (AM-126) (766 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
conducting minesweeping operations en route to Leyte, Token was caught in a typhoon which caused her some minor damage. Following two days of minesweeping in
HMS Abbotsham (M2787) (200 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
10 January 1957. The Ham class proved to be too small to carry modern minesweeping gear, and like many of the class, Abbotsham was quickly placed in operational
USS Auk (AM-38) (3,167 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Tompkinsville, Staten Island, on the afternoon of 24 February reporting to Minesweeping Division, 3d Naval District. On 2 March, Auk sailed for Newport, Rhode
HMCS Wasaga (939 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
arrival at Plymouth in March, Wasaga was assigned to 32nd Minesweeping Flotilla for minesweeping duties associated with the invasion of Normandy. The minesweeper
Natya-class minesweeper (474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
designation was Project 266M Akvamarin. The ships were used for ocean minesweeping. The design evolved from the Yurka class minesweeper with new demining
Minesweepers of the Royal New Zealand Navy (1,237 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
machine guns, and depth charges. Vessels used for minesweeping were also fitted with minesweeping and mine handling equipment. These ships were usually
USS Lapwing (AM-1) (449 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
October 1920. Sailing for Pearl Harbor in January 1921, Lapwing engaged in minesweeping operations in Hawaiian waters until she decommissioned 11 April 1922
USS Redstart (AM-378) (917 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and berthed at Pipeline Pier in Long Beach, California. For use in her minesweeping operations, the ship carried, on her fantail, towable finned devices
HMS Abelia (K184) (219 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Wolff in 1941. She was launched on 28 November 1940, and was fitted for minesweeping. She served in World War II; her commanding officer for parts of 1943
HMCS Kenora (1,196 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
waters in February 1945, joining the 31st Minesweeping Flotilla upon her arrival. In April 1945, the 31st Minesweeping Flotilla was assigned to the last large-scale
Aggressive-class minesweeper (638 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
been used by the Belgian Navy and the Norwegian Navy, among others. Minesweeping, or the disposal of naval mines, by these vessels is performed in different
HMCS Vegreville (1,018 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
channel unmolested by German shore positions. The 14th Minesweeping Flotilla resumed minesweeping activities an hour after the assault began on 6 June.
HMCS Canso (1,160 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
lead-up to the invasion to the 32nd and 16th Minesweeping Flotillas. Canso was with the 16th Minesweeping Flotilla on D-day was assigned to the assault
HMS Lochinvar (shore establishment) (138 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
HMS Lochinvar was a minesweeping training "stone frigate" (shore establishment) of the Royal Navy, sited at Port Edgar on the Firth of Forth. It was established
HMS Bramble (J11) (505 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
HMS Bramble was a Halcyon-class minesweeper (officially, "fleet minesweeping sloop") of the British Royal Navy, which was commissioned in 1939, just prior
Kingston-class coastal defence vessel (1,635 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sovereignty patrol, route survey, and training. They were designed with a minesweeping role in mind and are consequently classified as mechanical minesweepers
HMS Sphinx (J69) (349 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
HMS Sphinx (J69) was a Halcyon-class minesweeper (officially, "fleet minesweeping sloop") of the British Royal Navy, which was commissioned in 1939, just
USS Jubilant (AM-255) (582 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
seaboard. On 17 May she returned to Norfolk and resumed minesweeping operations. Serving as a minesweeping training ship, she continued her duty out of Norfolk
USS Scurry (AM-304) (487 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Navy during World War II. She was crewed by sailors who were trained in minesweeping, and quickly sent to the Pacific Ocean to clear minefields so that Allied
HMS Pelorus (J291) (1,349 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
completed, Pelorus was reassigned to the English Channel and the 6th Minesweeping Flotilla. The flotilla was transferred to the Indian Ocean in 1945 and
USS Loyalty (AMc-88) (242 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Assigned to the 14th Naval District, Loyalty, performed patrol and minesweeping operations out of Pearl Harbor. She was commissioned 15 December 1944
Japan Coast Guard (2,329 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Japan Coast Guard (海上保安庁, Kaijō Hoan-chō) is the Japanese coast guard. Comprising about 12,000 personnel, it is under the oversight of the Ministry
Isles-class trawler (775 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
trawlers of 1916-18, though somewhat larger, they were mainly used on minesweeping and harbour defence duties. Most were armed with one 12-pounder gun (76mm)
USS Redhead (AMS-34) (912 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Okinawa. Arriving 26 June 1945, she remained in the Ryukyus, engaged in minesweeping and antisubmarine patrol duties, with one interruption for availability
USS Mary B. Garner (SP-682) (259 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Assigned to the Minesweeping Squadron of the 4th Naval District and based at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mary B. Garner carried out minesweeping duties in the
Bay-class minesweeper (1,168 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
officers with Maritime Forces Pacific. The removal of the aft mounted minesweeping equipment in the 1970s allowed for the erection of additional sleeping
HMAS Bendigo (J187) (1,977 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
known as corvettes and including escort and patrol duties along with minesweeping. In 1938, the Australian Commonwealth Naval Board (ACNB) identified the
USS Hawk (AMS-17) (402 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender on 2 September 1945. Her minesweeping patrols continued around the Japanese home islands until 28 December
HMS Amethyst (1903) (1,267 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the Royal Navy. Amethyst took part in the covering operation for the minesweeping effort in the Dardanelles and during the action on 1 March and 4 March
HMS Dalrymple (570 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Isles as a result of World War II. For this purpose she was fitted for minesweeping. She was named for the pioneering Hydrographer of the Admiralty Alexander
HMS Delphinium (K77) (1,166 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
one of the first group of Flower-class corvettes modified for magnetic minesweeping In February 1941, they were also fitted with SA Type A Mark II gear (a
USS Cotinga (AMc-43) (255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Carr, USNR, in command. From 7 July to 26 August 1941 Cotinga conducted minesweeping exercises in the vicinity of Solomons Island, Maryland. Sailing for Argentia
HMS Jason (J99) (2,218 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
to be smaller and cheaper than the dual-purpose (minesweeping and colonial patrol vessel) minesweeping sloops that had been built since the late 1920s
ST Brolga (66 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commercially as a fishing boat until she was acquired in April 1917 for minesweeping duties during World War I. Brolga was returned to her owners in February
HMS Rye (J76) (601 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
76) - uboat.net Minesweeping at Malta Rye & District Sea Cadets, HMS Rye Operation Harpoon, 15 June 1942 WWII Awards for RN Minesweeping HMS Rye record
USS Hummingbird (AMS-192) (464 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
shakedown training off Key West, Florida, in June, Hummingbird underwent minesweeping training at Charleston, South Carolina, in July. From 21 October to 14
USS Shackle (ARS-9) (596 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
operation (Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, April to June 1945) Minesweeping Operations Pacific (Juneau (East China Sea) 1 to 31 July 1945) Her crew
Operation Collie (278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Islands, particularly on Nancowry Island; secondly, providing cover for minesweeping operations in advance of a possible invasion; and thirdly, making carrier
HMCS Caraquet (1,249 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Plymouth on 13 March, the minesweeper was assigned to the all-Canadian 31st Minesweeping Flotilla as Senior Officer's Ship. During the invasion, Caraquet and
Golub-class guard ship (160 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
abilities and were stable platforms. It was especially well suited for heavy minesweeping duties. Gardiner, Robert, ed. (1985). Conway's All the World's Fighting
USS Zeal (AM-131) (1,873 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
amphibious operation. Operating from Tulagi and Florida Island, she practiced minesweeping maneuvers, drilled at gunnery, and participated in rehearsal landings
ST Gunundaal (108 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commercially as a fishing boat until she was acquired on 8 October 1917 for minesweeping duties during World War I. Gunundaal was returned to her owners in February
HMS Guysborough (952 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Minesweeping Flotilla and swept Channel 2 in the American sector of the invasion route of mines during the night of 5–6 June. The 14th Minesweeping Flotilla
USS Acme (AMc-61) (312 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
engaged in minesweeping operations through mid-November. On 23 November, Acme arrived at New London, Connecticut, and began minesweeping and patrol duties
HMSAS Parktown (T39) (1,301 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
HMSAS Parktown was a minesweeping whaler of the South African Naval Services that was sunk during the Second World War. She was built as the whaler Southern
HMS Rifleman (J299) (547 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
on 11 February 1944. From June to August 1944 Rifleman was engaged in minesweeping and escort duties for Operation Neptune, the Allied invasion of Normandy
USS Implicit (AM-246) (492 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
August, 5 days after the initial landings, and began a daily schedule of minesweeping and patrolling. She disposed of many floating mines, and exchanged fire
USS Gavia (390 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
October 1945. After additional minesweeping training in Hawaiian waters, she departed Pearl Harbor 26 October for minesweeping operations in the Far East
ST Gunundaal (108 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commercially as a fishing boat until she was acquired on 8 October 1917 for minesweeping duties during World War I. Gunundaal was returned to her owners in February
Gordon Bridson (893 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
officer of the Royal New Zealand Navy, and was the commander of the minesweeping trawler HMNZS Kiwi which, with her sister ship Moa, fought a classic
HMCS Cowichan (J146) (1,153 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
to the all-Canadian 31st Minesweeping Flotilla. Immediately preceding the D-Day invasions of 6 June 1944, the 31st Minesweeping Flotilla was tasked with
USS Staunch (AM-307) (1,009 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Navy during World War II. Her crew was quickly trained in the art of minesweeping and then sent to the Pacific Ocean to clear dangerous mine fields so
HMCS Mulgrave (970 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ardrossan before joining the 32nd Minesweeping Flotilla at Plymouth in April. In June, the ship transferred to the 31st Minesweeping Flotilla. During the invasion
Aubrietia-class sloop (585 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
found to be as a convoy escort, and as such other classes took over the minesweeping role. The Aubrietias were re-classified as convoy sloops. Unlike the
HMNZS Tui (T234) (916 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
minesweeper of the Royal New Zealand Navy. She was commissioned in 1941 for minesweeping and anti-submarine roles. Tui was the first of two ships with this name
USS Thompson (DD-627) (4,299 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
on 29 June. During a post-conversion period, she conducted her first minesweeping exercises, with magnetic sweep equipment, in Chesapeake Bay. She also
Acacia-class sloop (706 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
delivered between May and September 1915. They were used almost entirely for minesweeping until 1917, when they were transferred to escort duty. They were single-screw
List of minesweeper classes (735 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Shanghai II-class gunboat for minesweeping, all in reserve and being scrapped. Futi-class (Type 312) minesweeper / minesweeping drone Type 058 minesweeper
HMS Ascot (141 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Royal Navy. The Racecourse-class comprised 32 paddlewheel coastal minesweeping sloops. She was the last ship to be sunk in the First World War on 10
HMS Mersham (M2709) (720 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in 1964. Throughout the 1950s and early 1960s, the vessel undertook minesweeping duties from Brest in Brittany, before being laid up in 1965. In 1974
USS Quest (AM-281) (575 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
sailed to Okinawa, via Saipan, arriving 3 October. Quest participated in minesweeping operations in and around Okinawa and Southern Japan until 5 November
USS Avenge (AM-423) (1,456 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
ship sailed on 9 April for the coast of Nova Scotia and participated in minesweeping operations off Halifax before getting underway on 14 May to return to
HMS Albury (1,048 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Albury was laid up in reserve at the Nore. Albury served in the 1st Minesweeping Flotilla in Home waters from 1927 to 1935. In 1939 Albury was in reserve
Sweepers (film) (143 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
leading demolition expert trained to disarm mine fields in a humanitarian minesweeping operation in Angola. In the events his son is killed and he discovers
USS Shelter (AM-301) (1,164 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Shelter left San Francisco and returned to Pearl Harbor. After assault minesweeping exercises off Maui she departed Pearl Harbor on 5 January with an amphibious
USS Avocet (AMCU-16) (371 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
USS LCI(L)-653 was an LCI-351-class landing craft infantry built for the United States Navy during World War II. Decommissioned after the war, she was
List of decommissioned ships of the South African Navy (466 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The following is a list of decommissioned ships of the South African Navy. ] Ordered from France in 1976, but the sale was blocked in 1977 by United Nations
HMCS Glace Bay (MM 701) (959 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
available for embarkation include four route survey, two mechanical minesweeping and one bottom inspection modules. The Kingston class displace 970 long
Pukkio-class minelayer (184 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
liaison or transport vessels, but they had full minelaying as well as minesweeping equipment installed. However, the only mines the class ever laid were
USS Brant (AM-24) (882 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
September 1918, Lieutenant J. W. Stoakley in command; and reported to the Minesweeping Force, 5th Naval District, to sweep convoy courses off the coast of Virginia
USS Otis W. Douglas (SP-313) (321 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Otis W. Douglas departed Norfolk for Brest, France, where she assumed minesweeping duties around Belle Île and the entrance to Loire River. Her efforts
Eastern Sea Frontier (1,074 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
responsible for sea-air rescue, harbor defense, shipping lane patrol, minesweeping, and air operations. Although the Code of Federal Regulations indicate
USS Tanager (AM-385) (674 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
along the eastern seaboard and in the Caribbean area. She conducted minesweeping exercises and supported the training efforts of the Mine Warfare School
Kaiman-class torpedo boat (1,713 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
undertaking a range of tasks, including escort duties, shore bombardments, and minesweeping. All survived, although several were damaged by naval mines and collisions
USS Brown (SP-1050) (232 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
continually throughout her commissioned service. The 103-foot patrol and minesweeping tug, was built at Bristol, Maine, in 1875 as a steam fishing trawler
USS Revenge (AM-110) (909 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Makin Island, the Gilberts, arriving two days later. After two days of minesweeping, she commenced anti-submarine patrol off Makin and Tarawa. Following
HMAS Tolga (272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1940 and commissioned as an auxiliary minesweeper. She was attached to Minesweeping Group 70, based at Darwin. In 1942, she was converted to a water carriers
HMCS Georgian (1,212 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the 14th Minesweeping Flotilla, a British unit assigned to sweep channels through the minefield in the American sector. The 14th Minesweeping Flotilla
HM-14 (1,082 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
outfitted with eight RH-53D aircraft from HM-12 and with Vietnam War legacy minesweeping equipment from AMCM Unit Alpha, including five Mk-105 sleds. In April
USS Sprig (AM-384) (670 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Halifax, she arrived at Boston on 5 May. There she executed her first minesweeping trials and had her sound gear and depth charge equipment removed. She
USS Heed (AM-100) (561 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
acted as escort for convoys sailing to and from Alaskan ports. After minesweeping operations out of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, she sailed for Pearl Harbor on
Accentor-class minesweeper (365 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of .50 caliber machine guns for protection. Rather than creating new minesweeping vessels, forty-five wooden-hulled fishing boats were converted into Accentor-class
HMNZS Kiwi (T102) (214 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
minesweeper of the Royal New Zealand Navy. She was commissioned in 1941 for minesweeping and anti-submarine roles. From 1948 to 1956 she functioned as a training
HMCS Malpeque (968 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Normandy. Malpeque arrived in March 1944 and was assigned to the 31st Minesweeping Flotilla, an all-Canadian flotilla of minesweepers taking part in the
USS Freehold (SP-347) (211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in command. Assigned to the 3rd Naval District, Freehold performed minesweeping duties in the New York City area for the remainder of World War I, sweeping
HMS Bluebell (1915) (91 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
HMS Bluebell was an Acacia-class minesweeping sloop of the Royal Navy launched on 24 July 1915. The merchant vessel SS Libau (masquerading under the name
HMCS Minas (1,187 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Normandy. She arrived in March 1944 and was assigned to the 31st Minesweeping Flotilla, an all-Canadian flotilla of minesweepers taking part in the
USS Jeffers (DD-621) (1,266 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
amphibious operation of the war against Japan. As part of the preliminary minesweeping group, Jeffers arrived off Okinawa on 24 March, one week before the landings
HMS Bluebell (1915) (91 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
HMS Bluebell was an Acacia-class minesweeping sloop of the Royal Navy launched on 24 July 1915. The merchant vessel SS Libau (masquerading under the name
Accentor-class minesweeper (365 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of .50 caliber machine guns for protection. Rather than creating new minesweeping vessels, forty-five wooden-hulled fishing boats were converted into Accentor-class
HMAS Ballarat (J184) (1,171 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
equipped with asdic, and able to be fitted with either depth charges or minesweeping equipment depending on the planned operations: although closer in size
HMAS Burnie (1,856 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
HMAS Bendigo and HMAS Maryborough composed the 21st Minesweeping Flotilla assigned to minesweeping, patrol and escort duties. Burnie was present in Singapore
HMCS Resolute (487 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
First Canadian Minesweeping Squadron. In May 1956, the First Canadian Minesweeping Squadron deployed as part of the NATO minesweeping exercise Minex Sweep
HMAS Mildura (1,437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
assigned to the 20th Minesweeping Flotilla until its disbandment in late 1941. The ship then operated independently on minesweeping, convoy escort, and
USS Inflict (AM-251) (359 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
1944, Lt. Comdr. Sherman B. Wetmore in command. After shakedown and minesweeping exercises off the Virginia coast, Inflict arrived Casco Bay, Maine, 30
USS Constant (AM-427) (406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
amphibious exercises at Iwo Jima, made repairs to cables and conducted minesweeping and local operations from her base at Sasebo until 28 March. Between
Reg Weston (119 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Weston joined Swansea City in May 1946 after leaving the Royal Navy Minesweeping Service, and was a key player in the club's Championship winning season
Bandicoot-class minesweeper (629 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The vessels could be equipped with a sidescan sonar and various towed minesweeping arrays, and also functioned as berthing tugs. Both vessels were placed
HMAS Gawler (J188) (1,229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
convoy escort. In April 1943, she was sent to the Mediterranean for minesweeping duties. The corvette participated in the Allied invasion of Sicily, rescued
HMS Bangor (J00) (637 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
7 November 1940. On 18 November 1940 Bangor was assigned to the 9th Minesweeping Flotilla (MSF) based at Scapa Flow. On 12 February she was bombed whilst
HMS Britomart (J22) (1,502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
1939 she took up her war station in the North Sea as part of the 1st Minesweeping Flotilla. In September she joined the flotilla, consisting of HMS Bramble
HMS Mutine (J227) (770 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
After completing her working up trials she was assigned to the 12th Minesweeping Flotilla and was deployed in Home waters. She only spent a couple of
HMAS Durraween (720 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
during World War II. Durraween operated in the Bass Strait as part of Minesweeping Group 54, and was responsible for clearing mines laid by German merchant
HMAS Townsville (J205) (868 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
equipped with asdic, and able to fitted with either depth charges or minesweeping equipment depending on the planned operations: although closer in size
USS Preble (DD-345) (1,487 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Marshall Islands ports. After minesweeping training, Preble departed Purvis Bay, Florida Island, 6 September, with minesweeping units of Rear Admiral Jesse
HMS Franklin (352 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
HMS Franklin (J84) was a Halcyon-class minesweeper (officially, "fleet minesweeping sloop") of the British Royal Navy, which was commissioned in 1938 as
HMCS James Bay (588 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Canadian Minesweeping Squadron was among the Canadian units that took part a large naval exercise off the coast of California. The Second Minesweeping Squadron
Bird-class minesweeper (211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
referred to as corvettes. The Bird class evolved from the experimental minesweeping trawler HMS Basset, 1935, followed by HMS Mastiff, 1938, both built by
Knifefish (robot) (753 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Bluefin Robotics for the United States Navy. It is a propeller-driven minesweeping robot designed to replace the Navy's trained dolphins and sea lions after
USS Caracara (AMc-40) (144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
training with Experimental Minesweeping Group, Mine Warfare School, reported to the 10th Naval District where she engaged in minesweeping activities around the
List of aircraft of the Imperial Japanese Navy (907 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Agusta-Westland CH-101 2007 Utility helicopter Agusta-Westland MCH-101 2007 Minesweeping Boeing Vertol-Kawasaki KV-107 II-3 1966 Search and rescue Eurocopter
HMAS Dubbo (J251) (821 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
equipped with asdic, and able to fitted with either depth charges or minesweeping equipment depending on the planned operations: although closer in size
Sloop-of-war (2,536 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
designed for convoy escort, and the Hunt class of "minesweeping sloops", those intended for minesweeping duty. The Royal Navy continued to build vessels
USS Chimango (AMc-42) (237 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
2 August she operated off this new base laying buoys, taking part in minesweeping exercises, and recovering gear in Placentia Bay, until 5 October when
Alarm-class torpedo gunboat (458 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Three of the class were lost during World War I while serving in the minesweeping role. The Alarm class was designed by Sir William White in 1889 as an
USS Rail (AM-26) (1,247 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
11 August, she continued on to Norfolk, Virginia, where she conducted minesweeping operations and training exercises into 1919. In March of that year, she
USS Prestige (AMc-97) (223 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Prestige reported to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 11 March 1942, and conducted minesweeping operations in Hawaiian waters in 1942 and 1943. Upon commissioning 13
HMS Scott (J79) (475 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
HMS Scott (J79) was a Halcyon-class minesweeper (officially, "fleet minesweeping sloop") of the British Royal Navy completed as an unarmed survey ship
HMAS Goulburn (1,291 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
equipped with asdic, and able to fitted with either depth charges or minesweeping equipment depending on the planned operations: although closer in size
HMS Pickle (J293) (556 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Tobermory. In January 1944 she joined the 7th Minesweeping Flotilla and was allocated for minesweeping duties as part of Operation Neptune, the naval
USS Butternut (YAG-60) (875 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
District, early in October. She tended antisubmarine nets and performed minesweeping tasks until May 1942. On 13 May 1942, USS Butternut was placed in commission
HMCS Quinte (MCB 149) (545 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The ships were armed with one 40 mm Bofors gun and were equipped with minesweeping gear. The ship's keel was laid down on 14 June 1952 by Port Arthur Shipbuilding
USS Bunch (DE-694) (4,409 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
shallow-water moored mines and taking on the men assigned to carry out the minesweeping operations. On 15 September, she embarked on the voyage via Eniwetok
HMAS Bathurst (J158) (991 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
August 1945, Bathurst was again assigned to the 21st Minesweeping Flotilla, and carried out minesweeping operations in the Hong Kong area. Bathurst returned
USS Hamilton (DD-141) (1,540 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
8 November 1942. Hamilton remained along the North African shore on minesweeping and escort duty out of Casablanca until December when she sailed for
USS DeLong (TB-28) (345 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and fitted out as a minesweeper. The DeLong was based on Norfolk for minesweeping duty until 2 May 1918, when she sailed for Halifax, Nova Scotia, and
John Andrew Pearson (Royal Navy officer) (230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
officer in the Royal Naval Reserve. His wartime service began with coastal minesweeping forces at HMS Lynx in Dover, then as captain of the Bangor-class minesweeper
USS George H. Bradley (SP-327) (225 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
area until 19 March 1918. She then was fitted with minesweeping gear and took on patrol and minesweeping duties between Cape Henry, Virginia, and Sea Basque
HMCS Chicoutimi (K156) (702 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
Blockade of Wonsan (7,860 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wonsan and Hungnam, on September 5 the commander of CTF-95 ordered the minesweeping group CTG-95.6 to sweep the coastline so as to allow UN ships to remain
USS George H. Bradley (SP-327) (225 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
area until 19 March 1918. She then was fitted with minesweeping gear and took on patrol and minesweeping duties between Cape Henry, Virginia, and Sea Basque
HMS Arabis (1915) (128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Yard No 497, and was launched on 6 November 1915. She was involved in a minesweeping exercise off the Dogger Bank during the night of 10 February 1916, when
HMCS Chicoutimi (K156) (702 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
USS Grouse (AMc-12) (130 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
After shakedown off San Diego, California, Grouse performed patrol and minesweeping duties in the 11th Naval District. Grouse was decommissioned on 26 August
Battle of Dogger Bank (1916) (1,252 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
engaged the British vessels, after mistaking them for cruisers instead of minesweeping sloops. Knowing they were out-gunned, the British attempted to flee and
HMS Verbena (K85) (495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
from a sunken merchantman, she was taken to the Clyde for fitting with minesweeping gear. She then sailed on escort duties to Gibraltar before returning
HMCS Trinity (MCB 157) (601 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
port visits. In May 1956, the First Canadian Minesweeping Squadron deployed as part of the NATO minesweeping exercise Minex Sweep Clear One in the western
USS Jaguar (IX-120) (237 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
from there she transported vital diesel oil, aviation gasoline, and minesweeping gear to the New Hebrides and Solomon Islands. Jaguar returned to the
HMNZS Gale (T04) (479 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
for conversion. She was a sister ship to Breeze. Gale joined the 25th Minesweeping Flotilla in April 1941, sweeping for German mines in the Hauraki Gulf
HMCS Gaspé (MCB 143) (607 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
port visits. In May 1956, the First Canadian Minesweeping Squadron deployed as part of the NATO minesweeping exercise Minex Sweep Clear One in the western
HMS Sharpshooter (J68) (2,182 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
to be smaller and cheaper than the dual-purpose (minesweeping and colonial patrol vessel) minesweeping sloops that had been built since the late 1920s
Gardening (cryptanalysis) (338 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and/or the location, and perhaps messages also from the headquarters with minesweeping ships to assign to that location, mentioning the same. It worked often
USS Howard (DD-179) (1,137 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in the Caribbean Sea. She remained there until 17 May 1941 conducting minesweeping assignments and patrol duty enforcing the Neutrality Act. Howard returned
USS Pledge (AM-277) (532 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
a convoy of merchantmen to Pusan, Korea, 11 July 1950. She continued minesweeping duties off Pusan until she reported for duty as a harbor control vessel
USS Gherardi (DD-637) (1,331 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Okinawa where she arrived 25 March 1945. Here Gherardi participated in minesweeping operations prior to the invasion of Okinawa on 1 April under the overall
HMS Chelmsford (70 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
class (also called the Ascot class) comprised 32 paddlewheel coastal minesweeping sloops. The ship was named after Chelmsford in Essex. Colledge, J. J
USS Devastator (AM-318) (596 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
transports bound for the Battle of Iwo Jima. She participated in preinvasion minesweeping for 3 days before the invasion landings of 19 February, then escorted
ComMinLant (146 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Commander Minesweeping Forces, Atlantic Fleet. or ComMinLant, also seen as COMMINLANT, was a U.S. Navy type commands, directing minesweepers. ComMinLant
Operation Starvation (628 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
totaling more than 1,250,000 tons. After the war, the commander of Japan's minesweeping operations noted that he thought this mining campaign could have directly
USS Herald (AM-101) (655 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Marianas. Herald arrived off Saipan on D-day, 15 June, and performed minesweeping and escort duties. While the U.S. fleet won a great victory at the Battle
USS Scoter (AM-381) (596 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
withdrawn from the task group and returned to Sasebo to prepare for minesweeping support missions elsewhere in Japan. On 3 November, she proceeded to
Arctic naval operations of World War II (5,097 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Navy patrols. Both sides devoted continuing efforts to minelaying and minesweeping of these shallow, confined routes vulnerable to mine warfare and submarine
HMT Juniper (315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
HMT Juniper (T123) was a Tree-class minesweeping trawler of the Royal Navy. She was built by Ferguson Brothers (Port Glasgow) Ltd. at Port Glasgow, launched
HMS Chepstow (86 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Class (also called the Ascot Class) comprised 32 paddlewheel coastal minesweeping sloops. The vessel was named for Chepstow Racecourse. The ship's bell
HMCS Comox (J64) (754 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Columbia before transferring to Halifax, Nova Scotia performing general minesweeping duties. After the war she sold for mercantile service and converted to
USS Chesapeake (ID-3395) (284 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
ferried various minesweeping equipment and supplies from Brest and Liverpool, England, to Kirkwall in the Orkney Islands, where the minesweeping operations
USS Limpkin (AMS-195) (554 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
undergoing refresher training at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; and participated in a minesweeping exercise with the Atlantic Fleet. Shifting home port to Yorktown, Virginia
USS Firecrest (AMc-33) (481 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
conducted coastal patrol and minesweeping operations into the following summer. Firecrest's services "no longer required in minesweeping duties," Commandant,
USS Project (AM-278) (357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
proceeded via the Panama Canal Zone to San Pedro, California. Engaging in minesweeping operations off California in August, the ship steamed to Pearl Harbor
HMS Melton (446 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Royal Navy. The Racecourse class comprised 32 paddlewheel coastal minesweeping sloops. Built by William Hamilton and Company in Port Glasgow, Scotland
USS Cormorant (AMS-122) (284 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
MSC-122, 7 February 1955. For the rest of the year Cormorant conducted minesweeping, sonar school, and other operations on the West Coast except for a brief
USS Staff (AM-114) (1,420 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
15 April to 1 August. The "Staff" was the leading minesweeper of the minesweeping group that led the invasion. On 8 June 1944 off Utah Beach, Staff came
USS Thrasher (AMS-203) (852 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
automatic degaussing system; then returned to southern California for annual minesweeping exercises conducted out of Long Beach. On 8 May 1959, Thrasher departed
USS Refresh (AM-287) (394 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Buckner Bay 31 July, she joined Commander, Mine Squadron 15 and began minesweeping operations in the Okinawa area 13 August. The last week of August she
HMS Hythe (J194) (560 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
single Oerlikon mounts over the course of the war. For escort work, her minesweeping gear could be exchanged for around 40 depth charges. Hythe was built
HMS Croxton (62 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
class (also called the Ascot class) comprised 32 paddlewheel coastal minesweeping sloops. Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) [1969]. Ships of the Royal
HMCS Blairmore (1,008 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Normandy. Upon arrival in March, Blairmore was assigned to the 31st Minesweeping Flotilla. During the invasion, Blairmore and her fellow minesweepers
HMAS Pirie (J189) (2,772 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
1944, the ship continued to operate as a convoy escort, and undertook minesweeping duties until she was attached to the British Pacific Fleet. Pirie was
USS Accentor (AMc-36) (369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
directing Accentor to proceed via Boston to Annapolis, Maryland for minesweeping tests in the Chesapeake Bay. She departed Portland on 22 August and reached
USS Triumph (AM-323) (2,836 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
arrived at Florida Island near Guadalcanal on 24 August and conducted minesweeping rehearsals in the Russell Islands to prepare for the invasion of the
USS City of Lewes (SP-383) (346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
War I. She also engaged in minesweeping to keep shipping channels free of German naval mines, and she continued minesweeping work after the end of the
USS SC-37 (221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
S.C. 37. In 1919, Submarine Chaser No. 37 participated in North Sea minesweeping operations to clear the North Sea Mine Barrage. When the U.S. Navy adopted
Mine Squadron 7 (1,537 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
carried machinery, repair parts, electrical repair parts and tubes, minesweeping spares, GSK material provisions, the ship's store stock, clothing and
Naval General Service Medal (1915) (653 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
prior to handover to the pre-war colonial power. Minesweeping 1945–51 (4,750). For 6 months minesweeping service in specified areas across the world. Palestine
USS Staff (AM-114) (1,420 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
15 April to 1 August. The "Staff" was the leading minesweeper of the minesweeping group that led the invasion. On 8 June 1944 off Utah Beach, Staff came
HMCS Fort William (J311) (1,183 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Normandy. Upon arrival in March, Fort William was assigned to the 31st Minesweeping Flotilla. During the invasion, Fort William and her fellow minesweepers
USS SC-37 (221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
S.C. 37. In 1919, Submarine Chaser No. 37 participated in North Sea minesweeping operations to clear the North Sea Mine Barrage. When the U.S. Navy adopted
Mine Squadron 7 (1,537 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
carried machinery, repair parts, electrical repair parts and tubes, minesweeping spares, GSK material provisions, the ship's store stock, clothing and
USS Vigilance (AM-324) (4,070 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
After fitting-out, radio direction finder calibration, sea trials, and minesweeping indoctrination, Vigilance departed Seattle, Washington on 21 March, bound
USS Improve (AM-247) (442 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
on training duty until after the end of the Pacific war. The need for minesweeping operations was still great, however, and Improve sailed 17 September
USS Phantom (AM-273) (381 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
ComServLant for duty 8 July 1944, and operated out of Norfolk, Virginia, on minesweeping and escort duties along the U.S. East Coast and off Bermuda for the balance
USS Triumph (AM-323) (2,836 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
arrived at Florida Island near Guadalcanal on 24 August and conducted minesweeping rehearsals in the Russell Islands to prepare for the invasion of the
HMT Firefly (125 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
HMT Firefly was a minesweeping trawler that saw service during the Second World War. She was built by Cook, Welton & Gemmill, of Beverley and launched
USS Notable (MSO-460) (556 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the Mediterranean, the ship departed Charleston in January 1961 for minesweeping exercises and a Caribbean cruise. Calling at ports in the Virgin Islands
HMAS Fremantle (J246) (841 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
equipped with asdic, and able to fitted with either depth charges or minesweeping equipment depending on the planned operations: although closer in size
HMCS Shawinigan (MM 704) (1,015 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
available for embarkation include four route survey, two mechanical minesweeping and one bottom inspection modules. The Kingston class displace 970 long
USS Hawk (AM-133) (176 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
District and was based at the Boston Section Base. She performed general minesweeping duties near Boston, Massachusetts, and in mid-1943 was assigned to the
German cruiser Leipzig (1,928 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
April. After the end of the war, Leipzig was used as a barracks ship for minesweeping forces and was scuttled in July 1946. Leipzig was 177 meters (581 ft)
USS Merganser (AMS-26) (594 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
transferred to Minesweeping Squadron, Pacific Fleet. In January 1947, the motor minesweeper commenced a 9-month tour of minesweeping operations in the
HMS Hydra (J275) (546 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
March 1942. She was launched on 29 September 1942. Hydra joined the 18th Minesweeping Flotilla in the Rosyth Command on 20 February 1943 and was transferred
HMCS Brandon (MM 710) (962 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
available for embarkation include four route survey, two mechanical minesweeping and one bottom inspection modules. The Kingston class displace 970 long
USS Dextrous (AM-341) (552 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Anzio until 12 August 1944 when she sailed from Naples for pre-invasion minesweeping off the southern coast of France. She swept and patrolled there until
HMS Atherstone (1916) (396 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the Royal Navy. The Racecourse class comprised 32 paddlewheel coastal minesweeping sloops. Built by Ailsa SB at Troon in Scotland, she was launched on 14
USS Egret (AMS-46) (256 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
P30-2 22 Sep 45 - 30 Oct 45 P207-7 ; 4 Dec 45 - 12 Feb 46 P207-9*** Minesweeping Operations Pacific P-207 - P-207-28 (Only 1 star for participation in
USS Ibis (AM-134) (187 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Massachusetts, as a training ship until early 1943, when she took up minesweeping duties out of Newport, Rhode Island. Ibis was decommissioned 1 May 1944
USS Oracle (AM-103) (584 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
salvage, and survey operations in the Aleutians area. She furnished minesweeping and antisubmarine screening support for the occupation of Kiska 15 to
USS Pelican (AMS-32) (490 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Okinawa in August. While there, she participated in minesweeping exercises and in several minesweeping operations with the U.S. 3rd Fleet. Returning to the
HMCS Yellowknife (992 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
available for embarkation include four route survey, two mechanical minesweeping and one bottom inspection modules. The Kingston class displace 970 long
USS LST-553 (327 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
war, LST-553, commanded by Lieutenant William George Keat, conducted minesweeping operations in the waters surrounding the Home Islands of Japanin the
USS Seagull (AMS-55) (493 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the Marshall-Gilberts force for the next nine months, conducting local minesweeping, escort, and patrol operations, and making an occasional escort into
USS Simon Newcomb (501 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by the U.S. Navy during World War II, and whose task was assisting in minesweeping and surveying coastal waters. YMS-263 was laid down on 21 August 1942
Schichau-class torpedo boat (1,599 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sebenico, alongside a minesweeping group that included Nos. 29 and 35. At Cattaro, Nos. 36 and 38 were part of the minesweeping force. On 23 August 1914
USS Newcomb (DD-586) (765 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
as fire support ship at Iwo Jima from 10 February, where she covered minesweeping for three days prior to the landing. During the invasion the destroyer
USS Hornbill (AMS-19) (296 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Panama Canal en route to Okinawa, where she arrived 5 July to begin minesweeping operations. On 17 August, she departed Okinawa for Japan to sweep mines
Maritime Coastal Defence Vessel Project (1,059 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dated back to the 1970s, the MCDV project was established to restore minesweeping capabilities to the Canadian Navy along with providing at-sea training
HMAS Maryborough (J195) (1,118 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
equipped with asdic, and able to fitted with either depth charges or minesweeping equipment depending on the planned operations: although closer in size
Blohm & Voss Ha 139 (668 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
transferred to the Luftwaffe and used for transport, reconnaissance and minesweeping work over the Baltic Sea. They were not particularly suited for military
Varuna (naval exercise) (185 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
coordination on capabilities like cross-deck operations, replenishment-at-sea, minesweeping, anti-submarine warfare and information sharing. It was first started
Ensdorf-class minesweeper (305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
expendable Seefuchs (Seafox) ROVs. Classical minesweeping: Against moored mines the classical minesweeping using towed wire cutters to cut the anchors
USS Gwin (DM-33) (895 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of Mount Fuji. Departing for Okinawa 1 September, Gwin, remained on minesweeping duty there and in the East China Sea for the rest of the year. With her
USS Linnet (AMS-24) (364 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
She remained on the West Coast until May 1946 performing experimental minesweeping tests and after arriving Charleston, South Carolina, on 13 June she continued
Frank Ragan King (464 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1919) was an officer in the United States Navy who died while conducting minesweeping operations shortly after World War I. Born in Montevallo, Alabama, King
HMS Salvia (K97) (1,347 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Flower class was intended for duties such as convoy escort and minesweeping. The Admiralty ordered Flower-class corvettes in batches, spreading each
USS Courtney (SP-375) (334 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
resulted in the restriction of the "Menhaden Fisherman" trawlers to minesweeping and coastal duties. Thus, Courtney operated as a minesweeper for the
USS Southard (DD-207) (2,028 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
participated in the opening bombardment of Florida Island, then joined the minesweeping force in a sweep to the south of Gavutu Island and through Lengo Channel
USS Pochard (AM-375) (370 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Guam; arriving Okinawa on 28 June. During July and August she conducted minesweeping operations around Kerama Retto. On 22 August Pochard was assigned to
HMAS Inverell (1,147 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
equipped with asdic, and able to fitted with either depth charges or minesweeping equipment depending on the planned operations: although closer in size
USS Stalwart (MSO-493) (550 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
from August to November. She was awarded the minesweeping "M" in August for excellence in minesweeping proficiency. In February 1961, Stalwart completed
Battle off Zuwarah (628 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
towards the Tunisian coast, coming from Tripoli. It was the Tripoli minesweeping flotilla, which had been ordered to leave the city and evacuate to Tunisia
HMAS Strahan (969 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
equipped with asdic, and able to fitted with either depth charges or minesweeping equipment depending on the planned operations: although closer in size
HMS Cheltenham (89 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
class (also called the Ascot class) comprised 32 paddlewheel coastal minesweeping sloops. The ship was named after Cheltenham Racecourse. After decommissioning
USS Inflict (AM-456) (962 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
After shakedown along the U.S. West Coast, Inflict engaged in sonar and minesweeping exercises until she departed Long Beach, California, 1 July for the western
USS Pursuit (AM-108) (674 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
for the Kwajalein invasion in which she served as an antisubmarine and minesweeping ship. On 21 March 1944 she returned to San Francisco, California, as
USS Agile (MSO-421) (1,560 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
underway for Little Creek, Virginia, to participate in harbor defense and minesweeping exercises. However, damage to her propeller forced her into repairs at
HMCS Shawinigan (K136) (892 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMCS Chambly (913 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
USS Redwing (AMS-200) (383 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
for downed aircraft, she arrived Charleston, 20 April, and commenced minesweeping operations with various units of the Fleet. Redwing arrived Panama City
USS Thornton (TB-33) (476 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Charleston for Norfolk. Attached to the 5th Naval District, she performed minesweeping operations in Hampton Roads and off Cape Henry. On 8 April she collided
USS Denver (CL-58) (1,174 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Island from 12 to 18 September, then covered a task unit engaged in minesweeping, reconnaissance and underwater demolition operations before the landings
HMCS Spikenard (847 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
She could be told apart from other Canadian Flowers by her lack of minesweeping gear and the siting of the after gun tub amidships. On 21 January 1941
USS Cony (DD-508) (1,533 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Bay, Borneo, on 9 June, and sailed on a fire-support mission aiding minesweeping operations and underwater demolition teams near Balikpapan, Borneo, from
RV Sir Lancelot (585 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Operation Neptune, the D-Day landings in June 1944, attached to the 14th Minesweeping flotilla in Force U. She was primarily responsible for marking swept
USS Gladiator (AM-319) (712 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Willis A. Lee’ s battleships were bombarding the island, Gladiator began minesweeping operations and screening duties. On 6 April she came under attack from
Armed merchant ship (294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commissioned as naval vessels with a military crew and equipped for minesweeping or anti-submarine escort. Q-ships were small civilian ships commissioned
USS Sage (AM-111) (1,868 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
to Hawaii. Through December 1943 and into January 1944, she conducted minesweeping exercises and experiments and was altered to carry a small support landing
USS Robert H. Smith (776 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
13 June Robert H. Smith began a long series of operations supporting minesweeping groups clearing an East China Sea area near Miyako Jima in the southern
USS Hovey (1,452 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
escorting Argonne . She reached the Fiji Islands on 23 July and joined Minesweeping Group of Rear Admiral Richmond K. Turner's South Pacific Amphibious Force
Dance-class trawler (360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
trawlers of the Royal Navy. They were used for anti-submarine (A/S) and minesweeping work and were nearly identical to the Isles class, of which they are
Finnish minelayer Riilahti (718 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
throwers and rails. The vessel was also strong enough to be ale to tow minesweeping equipment. She was equipped with smoke generators so she could protect
HMAS Phillip (182 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tender for Flinders Naval Depot. She was used from October 1917 as a minesweeping training ship for the Naval Brigade. Togo was renamed HMAS Phillip in
HMAS Whyalla (J153) (1,384 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
to the British Pacific Fleet's 21st Minesweeping Flotilla. Whyalla spent the rest of the war performing minesweeping, escort, and anti-submarine duties
PS Eagle III (573 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
steamers like the PS Waverley were requisitioned again by the Admiralty for minesweeping duties. Renamed HMS Oriole to avoid confusion with the pre-existing ship
USS Threat (AM-124) (1,094 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and briefing commenced. On 5 June 1944, Threat departed Tor Bay with a minesweeping unit to take part in Operation Neptune, the assault phase of Operation
HMS Eglinton (1916) (69 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Class (also called the Ascot Class) comprised 32 paddlewheel coastal minesweeping sloops. The vessel was named for Eglinton Racecourse. Colledge, J. J
HMCS Battleford (891 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMS Hebe (J24) (531 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
for 20 mm Oerlikon antiaircraft guns. For anti-submarine escort, her minesweeping gear could be exchanged for around 40 depth charges. Hebe was built at
USS Pigeon (AM-374) (439 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
September 1952 and put to sea the 19th to participate in "Mainbrace" minesweeping operations off Denmark. Pigeon returned to Falmouth, England on 27 September
USS Richard Bulkeley (776 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
USS Richard Bulkeley was a minesweeping trawler leased from the British Royal Navy. Built as HMT Richard Bulkeley, the ship was a Mersey-class naval trawler
USS Perry (DD-340) (991 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
attack she got underway and, having shot down a plane, took up patrol and minesweeping duties in the approaches to the harbor entrance. She continued offshore
USS Emmons (DD-457) (1,868 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
preparations for the invasion of France, 6 June. After guarding pre-assault minesweeping, she joined in the heavy bombardment prior to the landing. She remained
HMCS Buctouche (849 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles, which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMCS Edmundston (948 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
USS Parrot (MSC-197) (436 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Parrot, along with four other minesweepers, participated in cold weather minesweeping exercises in the North Atlantic. Parrot then moved to Charleston, South
AN/WLD-1 RMS Remote Minehunting System (246 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Martin AN/WLD-1 RMS (Remote Minehunting System) is a remotely controlled minesweeping system to be operated by surface warships. It consists of an unmanned
HMCS Shediac (855 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMCS Sudbury (1,013 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
USS Rodman (DD-456) (1,988 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
area in the Baie de Bougnon. From 04:30 to 06:41, Rodman covered the minesweeping craft clearing the channels to the beaches. Two hours of shore bombardment
Department of Munitions and Supply (498 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ships, aircraft, guns and small arms, ammunition as well as uniforms, minesweeping equipment, parachutes, firefighting equipment, and hospital supplies
HMCS Buctouche (849 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles, which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMCS Edmundston (948 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMCS Prescott (925 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
USS Pigeon (AM-374) (439 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
September 1952 and put to sea the 19th to participate in "Mainbrace" minesweeping operations off Denmark. Pigeon returned to Falmouth, England on 27 September
HMCS Dawson (904 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
USS Serene (AM-300) (1,018 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
overhaul when hostilities ended in mid-August. Then assigned to post-war minesweeping operations Serene swept mines in the Yellow Sea, off Korea, during late
USS Perry (DD-340) (991 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
attack she got underway and, having shot down a plane, took up patrol and minesweeping duties in the approaches to the harbor entrance. She continued offshore
HMCS Kamsack (736 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMSAS Africana (376 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
HMSAS Africana was a minesweeping trawler of the South African Seaward Defence Force during the Second World War. She was originally a sea fisheries research
HMCS Hepatica (859 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
She could be told apart from other Canadian Flowers by her lack of minesweeping gear and the siting of the after gun tub amidships. Hepatica had two
USS Leader (MSO-490) (1,535 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
HM-14 Airborne Mine Countermeasures minesweeping helicopters stationed aboard the USS Tripoli. This was the minesweeping gear use to clear anchored mines
HMCS Dunvegan (751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMCS Arrowhead (808 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
be told apart from other Canadian Flower class vessels by her lack of minesweeping gear and the siting of the after gun tub amidships. After commissioning
USS Parrot (MSC-197) (436 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Parrot, along with four other minesweepers, participated in cold weather minesweeping exercises in the North Atlantic. Parrot then moved to Charleston, South
HMCS Drumheller (874 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
USS Gallup (SP-694) (378 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in command. Assigned to the 4th Naval District, Gallup carried out minesweeping duties into the early weeks of 1918. At 1200 hours on 20 February 1918
HMCS Sudbury (1,013 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMS Albion (336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sunk by a mine in 1916. Albion II, a Bristol paddle steamer used for minesweeping in 1915. Albion III, a steam yacht, taken up from 1916 to 1919. During
Department of Munitions and Supply (498 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ships, aircraft, guns and small arms, ammunition as well as uniforms, minesweeping equipment, parachutes, firefighting equipment, and hospital supplies
HMCS Galt (763 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMCS Summerside (K141) (1,010 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
USS Resolute (SP-3218) (218 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Boatswain's Mate Hans Peterson in charge. Resolute performed local patrol and minesweeping duties within the Parris Island, South Carolina, Section Patrol area
HMIS Rajputana (J197) (680 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
single Oerlikon mounts over the course of the war. For escort work, their minesweeping gear could be exchanged for around 40 depth charges. HMIS Rajputana was
HMCS Trail (877 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which were exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually, the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMCS Arvida (872 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMCS Collingwood (815 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMCS Sherbrooke (855 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMCS Nanaimo (K101) (843 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
USS Rodman (DD-456) (1,988 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
area in the Baie de Bougnon. From 04:30 to 06:41, Rodman covered the minesweeping craft clearing the channels to the beaches. Two hours of shore bombardment
USS Spartan (SP-336) (350 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Assigned to the 3rd Naval District, Spartan spent the next two years on minesweeping duty in the New York City area. On 20 September 1919, she was returned
HMCS Sorel (843 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
USS Harding (DD-625) (793 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Panama Canal Zone on 15 January 1945, and continued her training in minesweeping techniques. Sailing on 10 February via Pearl Harbor, Harding arrived
USS Crest (SP-339) (265 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
minesweeper and assigned to the 1st Naval District, Crest carried out minesweeping, patrol, escort, and rescue operations along the coast of northern New
HMAS Latrobe (934 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
equipped with asdic, and able to fitted with either depth charges or minesweeping equipment depending on the planned operations: although closer in size
NMS Smeul (1888) (554 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
submarine UB-42 launched a torpedo at Smeul as the latter was escorting two minesweeping motorboats. However, the torpedo missed and the Romanian torpedo boat
AN/WLD-1 RMS Remote Minehunting System (246 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Martin AN/WLD-1 RMS (Remote Minehunting System) is a remotely controlled minesweeping system to be operated by surface warships. It consists of an unmanned
Xun-1 (89 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
train for every bottom mine in the Chinese inventory, as well as for minesweeping training. When the training is completed, a high pressure gas valve is
USS Swerve (MSO-495) (641 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
cruise in the Mediterranean ended in June. She then participated in two minesweeping exercises which took her to Savannah, Georgia, and Nassau, Bahamas. From
HMCS Brantford (866 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMCS Orillia (853 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
USS Trever (DD-339) (1,660 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the attack on Pearl Harbor, Trever was moored in West Loch with the minesweeping ships Zane (DMS-14), Wasmuth (DMS-15), and Perry (DMS-17). She engaged
HMCS Dundas (780 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
Lionel Preston (484 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
War he commanded the Grand Fleet Minesweeping Flotilla from 1914 until 1917, when he became Director of the Minesweeping Division at the Admiralty. After
HMCS Brandon (K149) (853 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMAS Rockhampton (876 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
equipped with asdic, and able to fitted with either depth charges or minesweeping equipment depending on the planned operations: although closer in size
ST Koraaga (1914) (3,920 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
minesweeper operated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) in October 1917 for minesweeping duties during World War I, but she was never commissioned. Koraaga returned
Xun-1 (89 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
train for every bottom mine in the Chinese inventory, as well as for minesweeping training. When the training is completed, a high pressure gas valve is
USS Guide (AM-447) (678 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Beach, California, 1 October 1956 and arrived in Yokosuka 31 October for minesweeping exercises that took her off the coast of Korea, the Marianas Islands
Lionel Preston (484 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
War he commanded the Grand Fleet Minesweeping Flotilla from 1914 until 1917, when he became Director of the Minesweeping Division at the Admiralty. After
HMAS Rockhampton (876 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
equipped with asdic, and able to fitted with either depth charges or minesweeping equipment depending on the planned operations: although closer in size
USS Swerve (MSO-495) (641 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
cruise in the Mediterranean ended in June. She then participated in two minesweeping exercises which took her to Savannah, Georgia, and Nassau, Bahamas. From
USS Eugene F. Price (SP-839) (198 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
2nd Naval District in southern New England. She carried out patrol and minesweeping duties there for the rest of World War I. Decommissioned after the end
USS Heron (AMS-18) (475 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
World War II service in the American Theatre of operations consisted of minesweeping and escort duty in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean while based in Key
USS Rebel (AM-284) (679 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
then proceeded via Tinian, to Iwo Jima where she conducted pre-invasion minesweeping and antisubmarine screening operations despite shore battery fire and
HMS Speedy (J17) (492 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
single or twin mounts for 20 mm Oerlikon AA guns. For escort work, her minesweeping gear could be exchanged for around 40 depth charges. Speedy was built
JMSDF Kure Museum (131 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(decommissioned in 2004). The museum is to hold exhibits related to minesweeping and submarine operations. The JMSDF also has museums related to aircraft
KOPASKA (2,122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Special Operations Detachment 3 Combat SAR Detachment 4 EOD and Naval Minesweeping Detachment 5 Underwater Demolition Detachment 6 Special Boat Units 2nd
John Tovey, 1st Baron Tovey (3,647 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
responsibility for controlling the east coast convoys and organising minesweeping operations. Tovey was born on 7 March 1885 at Borley Hill, Rochester
USS Signet (AM-302) (1,254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Signet spent the summer of 1944 completing her fitting out and undergoing minesweeping trials, shakedown, and antisubmarine warfare training. On 26 August,
USS Hogan (DD-178) (1,046 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
30 June, but returned to Guam on 12 July to carry out screening and minesweeping duties for the assault there. She arrived at Espiritu Santo on 5 August
German Navy (1,837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Ausbildungszentrum Unterseeboote), Eckernförde 3rd Minesweeping Squadron (3. Minensuchgeschwader), Kiel 5th Minesweeping Squadron (5. Minensuchgeschwader), Kiel
USS Implicit (AM-455) (694 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
began an operational pattern which was to continue for three years: minesweeping exercises, fleet maneuvers, and training cruises in the California-Mexico
USS G. H. McNeal (SP-312) (231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Boatswain Alvin Downey, USNRF, in command. G. H. McNeal was fitted with minesweeping apparatus and enrolled in the Naval Coast Defense Reserve of the 5th
USS Palawan (ARG-10) (319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
ServDiv 103 and support the ships of Task Force 52 during Western Japan minesweeping operations. Until 10 March 1946 it repaired ships at Sasebo, then shifted
USS Edward J. McKeever Jr. (SP-684) (227 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
to the 4th Naval District, Edward J. McKeever Jr. performed patrol, minesweeping, towing, and transport duties for the rest of World War I. On 21 May
HMAS Tongkol (180 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
minesweeper. She was returned to her owners in 1946. She was attached to Minesweeping Group 50, based at Sydney. She was purchased outright by the RAN in late
HMS Speedy (P296) (294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
assigned to these squadrons in September 1981. In 1982, she was used in minesweeping and minelaying trials at Portsmouth, but these were unsuccessful and
USS Inaugural (AM-242) (780 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
With the war over, she steamed to the waters around Japan and Korea for minesweeping operations that were a necessary prelude to occupation. She swept the
USS Diploma (AM-221) (496 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
conducted minesweeping exercises in preparation for the invasion of Okinawa. On 19 March she got underway for Okinawa to engage in pre-invasion minesweeping from
USS Gull (AMS-16) (501 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
February 1944, Lt. B. F. Silviera, USNR, in command. After shakedown and minesweeping training, YMS-324 sailed from San Pedro, California, 20 June 1944 via
USS Kite (AMS-22) (661 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Harris in command. After shakedown out of Little Creek, Virginia, and minesweeping operations in Massachusetts Bay, YMS-374 cleared Boston, Massachusetts
HMCS Whitehorse (1,388 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
available for embarkation include four route survey, two mechanical minesweeping and one bottom inspection modules. The Kingston class displace 970 long
BRP Quezon (PS-70) (801 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
local escort duties between Guam, Peleliu, and Ulithiat. She also did minesweeping duties and anti-submarine patrols near Okinawa, was able to assist in
HMCS Kingston (MM 700) (1,249 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
available for embarkation include four route survey, two mechanical minesweeping and one bottom inspection modules. The Kingston class displace 970 long
USS Sanderling (AMCU-49) (526 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
manufacturing port. During January and February 1946, she conducted similar minesweeping operations off the northern coast of the Inland Sea to ensure safe passage
USS Chimo (ACM-1) (329 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Minesweepers West, providing tender services to British and United States minesweeping forces as they kept lanes open for the movement of supplies vital to
List of Allied warships in the Normandy landings (1,071 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
breakwater) The British 9th and 159th minesweeping flotillas and U.S. 7th Minesweeping Squadron provided minesweeping protection. A distant anti-submarine
USS Foam (ID-2496) (384 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
into the months immediately following the end of the war, engaged in minesweeping duties off of New York City. Foam was decommissioned in 1919 and returned
USS Speed (AM-116) (798 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
escorted a convoy of merchant ships to Bizerte, Tunisia. Interspersed with minesweeping and ASW patrols, she performed escort duties during the next nine months
HMS Shoulton (M1182) (449 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Bofors 40 mm anti-aircraft gun forward and two Oerlikon 20 mm cannon aft. Minesweeping equipment included wire sweeps for sweeping moored contact mines and
USS Sentinel (AM-412) (102 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Bofors 40 mm gun 6 × Oerlikon 20 mm cannon 1 × Hedgehog anti-submarine mortar 4 × Depth charge projectors 2 × Depth charge racks 2 × Minesweeping paravanes
USS Excel (AM-94) (454 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
January 1943 for minesweeping exercises in the Virginia Capes, then sailed to Portland, Maine, where she based for patrol and minesweeping duty from 15 March
HDMS Birkholm (A541) (108 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
for 10 persons. The Holm-class can be used in a surveying, training or minesweeping role, with an open position aft which can hold various equipment such
USS Pawnee (113 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
USS Pawnee (SP-699), formerly named Monoloa II, a wooden hulled yacht used for minesweeping until 1921 SS Pawnee (SP-1685), was designated by the Navy on 28 February
HMCS Nanaimo (MM 702) (1,040 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
available for embarkation include four route survey, two mechanical minesweeping and one bottom inspection modules. The Kingston class displace 970 long
USS Stansbury (DD-180) (986 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
October 1940 to December 1943. She spent her first year in the Atlantic in minesweeping exercises, in coastwise escort duties, and in conducting maneuvers in
Generali-class destroyer (229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
four 450 mm (18 in) torpedo launchers. In 1936 ships were enabled with minesweeping equipment, and the 76 mm guns were replaced by twin cannons Breda Model
IMR-2 (613 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
long, 3,500 mm wide and 3,430 mm high and weighs 49.5 t with the KMT-RZ minesweeping device. The IMR-3M is powered by an 840-hp V-84MS multifuel diesel engine
USS Walter Adams (SP-400) (352 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
operational career, but it appears likely that she conducted practice minesweeping operations. Walter Adams was decommissioned at the Customs House Dock
HMCS Edmonton (1,392 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
available for embarkation include four route survey, two mechanical minesweeping and one bottom inspection modules. The Kingston class displace 970 long
USS Pawnee (113 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
USS Pawnee (SP-699), formerly named Monoloa II, a wooden hulled yacht used for minesweeping until 1921 SS Pawnee (SP-1685), was designated by the Navy on 28 February
USS Walter Adams (SP-400) (352 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
operational career, but it appears likely that she conducted practice minesweeping operations. Walter Adams was decommissioned at the Customs House Dock
USS Tumult (AM-127) (1,571 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
anti-submarine warfare training out of Key West, Florida. On the 21st, she began minesweeping, fueling, and anti-aircraft drills in company with other minesweepers
USS Seer (AM-112) (1,017 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
from the Great Lakes to Chesapeake Bay for shakedown; then commenced minesweeping, anti-submarine patrol, and coastal escort work in the 5th Naval District
HDMS Birkholm (A541) (108 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
for 10 persons. The Holm-class can be used in a surveying, training or minesweeping role, with an open position aft which can hold various equipment such
USS Surf (SP-341) (178 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
USS Surf (SP-341). Assigned to the 1st Naval District, Surf performed minesweeping duties in northern New England for the remainder of World War I. Surf
HMAS Wallaroo (822 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
equipped with asdic, and able to fitted with either depth charges or minesweeping equipment depending on the planned operations: although closer in size
Convoy PQ 13 (1,351 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
involvement of the Sixth Minesweeping Flotilla operating here. HMS Harrier, HMS Gossamer, HMS Speedwell and HMS Hussar of the Sixth Minesweeping Flotilla, under
USS Tanager (AM-5) (1,146 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
for the Fleet included target-towing, participation in mine-laying and minesweeping exercises, and transportation of men and mail. In addition, she took
USS Bunting (AMS-3) (637 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
arrived at Little Creek, Virginia, whence she conducted shakedown and minesweeping training in Chesapeake Bay. Early in September, YMS-170 stood down the
USS Steady (AM-118) (838 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
sailed on 5 September with a convoy for the Gulf of Salerno. She began minesweeping and patrolling operations, on the 8th, to clear the area for the landing
Fleet-class unmanned surface vessel (843 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
being considered as an alternative to perform minehunting in addition to minesweeping. It is also being tested for deploying off other ships besides the LCS
HMCS Moncton (MM 708) (1,223 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
available for embarkation include four route survey, two mechanical minesweeping and one bottom inspection modules. The Kingston class displace 970 long
HMNZS Puriri (T02) (459 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
conversion. She was commissioned on 19 April 1941, and assigned to the 25th Minesweeping Flotilla, which was assigned to sweep German mines in the Hauraki Gulf
HMS Stonecrop (K142) (187 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
machine gun (2×2) 2 × Mk.II depth charge throwers 2 × Depth charge rails with 40 depth charges originally fitted with minesweeping gear (later removed)
Generali-class destroyer (229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
four 450 mm (18 in) torpedo launchers. In 1936 ships were enabled with minesweeping equipment, and the 76 mm guns were replaced by twin cannons Breda Model
Japanese destroyer Mikazuki (1926) (1,148 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
depth charges and could also carry 16 mines. They could also fitted with minesweeping gear. Mikazuki was one of six Mutsuki-class ships reconstructed in 1935–36
USS Spray (ID-2491) (285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
into the months immediately following the end of the war, engaged in minesweeping duties off of New York City. Spray was decommissioned in 1919 and returned
HMS Oxlip (K123) (272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
machine gun (twin) 2 × Mk.II depth charge throwers 2 × Depth charge rails with 40 depth charges originally fitted with minesweeping gear, later removed
HMIS Punjab (J239) (147 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
landings in Malaya, Punjab with other RIN and Royal Navy vessels conducted minesweeping operations off Phuket. After the independence of India and the subsequent
Japanese destroyer Nagatsuki (1926) (1,157 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
depth charges and could also carry 16 mines. They could also fitted with minesweeping gear. Nagatsuki was one of six Mutsuki-class ships reconstructed in 1935–36
HMCS Summerside (MM 711) (1,331 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
available for embarkation include four route survey, two mechanical minesweeping and one bottom inspection modules. The Kingston class displace 970 long
USS Comber (SP-344) (216 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
USNRF, in command. Fitted out as a minesweeper, Comber carried out minesweeping operations along the coast of New England in the 1st Naval District and
HMS Snowdrop (K67) (87 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
machine gun (2×2) 2 × Mk.II depth charge throwers 2 × Depth charge rails with 40 depth charges originally fitted with minesweeping gear (later removed)
SMS M68 (1,163 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commissioned on 6 October 1917. M68 joined the 3rd Minesweeping half-flotilla of the 2nd Minesweeping Flotilla, operating in the Baltic. Her service with
USS Impeccable (AM-320) (806 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Wonsan batteries 20 February 1953 while covering USS Condor AMS 5 in a minesweeping operation. Her tour in the Korean War ended, Impeccable arrived at Pearl
USS SC-38 (269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
S.C. 38. In 1919, Submarine Chaser No. 38 participated in North Sea minesweeping operations to clear the North Sea Mine Barrage. During these operations
Syrna (island) (253 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Archived 11 November 2007 at the Wayback Machine "HMS Providence, 2nd Minesweeping Flotilla" Archived 2 November 2009 at the Wayback Machine www.britains-smallwars
USS Earle B. Hall (APD-107) (787 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
her boats were being converted for shallow-water minesweeping, she carried passengers and minesweeping gear from Buckner Bay, Okinawa, to Sasebo, Japan
PS Medway Queen (2,197 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
No J 48 (N 48), serving for the duration of World War II in the 10th minesweeping flotilla, protecting the English Channel. Her first task in 1939 was
HMCS Goose Bay (1,197 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
available for embarkation include four route survey, two mechanical minesweeping and one bottom inspection modules. The Kingston class displace 970 long
Blohm & Voss BV 138 (1,469 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
band maritime search radar. The BV 138 MS variant was converted for minesweeping, and carried magnetic field-generating degaussing equipment, including
USS Ruddy (AM-380) (679 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and Sasebo until the new year. In January 1946, she again conducted minesweeping operations. On 17 February, Ruddy sailed for the Marshall Islands. At
USS Widgeon (AM-22) (972 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Minesweeping Group 2 of the Atlantic Fleet during the last months of World War I. After the armistice, she was assigned to the North Sea Minesweeping
HMCS Saskatoon (MM 709) (1,245 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
available for embarkation include four route survey, two mechanical minesweeping and one bottom inspection modules. The Kingston class displace 970 long
HMS Bellwort (K114) (270 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
machine gun (twin) 2 × Mk.II depth charge throwers 2 × Depth charge rails with 40 depth charges originally fitted with minesweeping gear, later removed
USS Jacana (AMS-193) (856 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
that indicated for her class. Jacana's primary armament was her various minesweeping equipment. On her forecastle, Jacana had a WWII-vintage single barrel
USS Admirable (1,690 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for five months of training in antisubmarine warfare, minelaying, and minesweeping techniques. After upkeep and fitting out, she departed Naval Station
Japanese destroyer Kikuzuki (1926) (1,038 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
depth charges and could also carry 16 mines. They could also fitted with minesweeping gear. Kikuzuki was one of six Mutsuki-class ships reconstructed in 1935–36
HMS Cardinham (M2615) (251 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the unit was disbanded on 31 March 1967. Reservists were trained in minesweeping techniques using both sweeps and the electromagnetic loop. Blackman,
SMS Nautilus (1906) (1,563 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
peacetime career conducting training exercises with the main fleet and minesweeping experiments before being placed in reserve in 1911. Reactivated at the
USS Ardent (AM-340) (1,547 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Honshū and Kyūshū, escorting ships, transporting minesweeping gear, and observing Japanese minesweeping operations and conducting demolition firing at the
HMCS Bayfield (972 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the minesweeper was assigned to the all-Canadian 31st Minesweeping Flotilla. The 31st Minesweeping Flotilla was assigned to the assault sweep during the
HMS Bridlington (J65) (222 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
after the English town Bridlington. After working up, she joined the 9th Minesweeping Flotilla at Scapa Flow. She later served in the Dieppe Raid and the Normandy
USS Sheldrake (AM-62) (1,255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
periodically at Buckner Bay. She exited Buckner Bay on 5 September to join minesweeping operations off the Chinese coast in the area of the Yangtze River. She
USS Earle B. Hall (APD-107) (787 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
her boats were being converted for shallow-water minesweeping, she carried passengers and minesweeping gear from Buckner Bay, Okinawa, to Sasebo, Japan
HMAS Goorangai (808 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
during the war. The vessel underwent modification, and was fitted with minesweeping gear, a QF 12-pounder 12 cwt naval gun, and depth charges. After conversion
HMS Snaefell (350 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
requisitioned from London and North Eastern Railway, and assigned to the 8th Minesweeping Flotilla. She was one of the flotilla of ships at the Dunkirk evacuation
USS Seneca (SP-1240) (294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Smith, USNRF, in command. Seneca first served as a coal barge for the Minesweeping Division at Tompkinsville, Staten Island, New York. In January 1918,
HMT Richard Bacon (FY3587) (1,008 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Commodator was requisitioned by the Admiralty once more, and converted to a minesweeping trawler, becoming HMT Commodator (FY634). The hire rate was £84.6.0d
USS Kenneth L. McNeal (SP-333) (256 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
for Brest, France. She arrived at Brest on 9 September 1917 and began minesweeping patrols and coastal escort duty along the Brittany coast from Vannes
HM-15 (1,172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
HM-15 MH-53E tows a minesweeping sled while conducting simulated mine clearing operations
HMS Starfish (1916) (993 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Organisation of the Fleet, Flag Officers' Commands &c.: VI.–Local Defence and Minesweeping Flotillas and Training Establishments". The Navy List: 16. February 1919
United States Seventh Fleet (4,276 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
more than 50 allied ships to conduct maritime intercept operations, minesweeping and combat strike operations against enemy forces in Iraq and Kuwait
HMAS Kianga (262 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on 16 September 1941. During the war she was based at Brisbane with Minesweeping Group 74. Kianga was decommissioned on 17 January 1946 and she was scuttled
HMAS Toowoomba (J157) (934 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
equipped with asdic, and able to fitted with either depth charges or minesweeping equipment depending on the planned operations: although closer in size
USS Amagansett (231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
based at Norfolk throughout her naval career. She served on patrol and minesweeping duties in the Norfolk area through the end of World War I and until March
HMS Bridlington (J65) (222 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
after the English town Bridlington. After working up, she joined the 9th Minesweeping Flotilla at Scapa Flow. She later served in the Dieppe Raid and the Normandy
USS Bold (AM-424) (2,180 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
three weeks of intensive training, Bold participated in her first annual minesweeping exercise. On 2 May, she stood out of Charleston in company with the other
SS Ponzano (144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ship's fate was blamed on a wrongly decoded radio signal, which delayed minesweeping trawlers from passing on a warning about the extent of mines laid by
USS Charles P. Crawford (SP-366) (208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
command. Assigned to the 3rd Naval District, Charles P. Crawford performed minesweeping, towing, and general transportation duties in the New York City area
USS Bastion (768 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and arrived at San Diego, California 7 July 1945. Bastion reported to Minesweeping Force Pacific Fleet (ComMinPac) Commander, MINECRAFT, Pacific, at Pearl
Peter Tomlinson (admiral) (180 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Permanent Force in 1946. He was appointed Senior Officer Commanding in the Minesweeping Squadron and later Executive Officer of SAS President Pretorius from
HMCS Bayfield (972 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the minesweeper was assigned to the all-Canadian 31st Minesweeping Flotilla. The 31st Minesweeping Flotilla was assigned to the assault sweep during the
HMAS Geraldton (J178) (1,005 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
equipped with asdic, and able to fitted with either depth charges or minesweeping equipment depending on the planned operations: although closer in size
USS Ardent (AM-340) (1,547 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Honshū and Kyūshū, escorting ships, transporting minesweeping gear, and observing Japanese minesweeping operations and conducting demolition firing at the
USS Whippoorwill (AM-35) (2,455 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in the clearing of the North Sea Mine Barrage as part of Division 3, Minesweeping Squadron, Atlantic Fleet. Hair-trigger mines and frequent foul weather
USS Bulwark (AMc-68) (202 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
those same areas. The warship also served as a training platform for minesweeping students based at Provincetown, Massachusetts. Bulwark was placed out
HMCS Baddeck (K147) (1,156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
U.S. Navy type commands (764 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pacific Amphibious Force Atlantic Fleet Destroyer Force Atlantic Fleet Minesweeping Force Atlantic Fleet Service Force Atlantic Fleet Amphibious Force, Pacific
USS Fulmar (AMc-46) (177 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Lieutenant (junior grade) A. Russell, USNR, in command. Fulmar carried out minesweeping operations out of Newport, Rhode Island, and from September 1941, out
USS Tapacola (AMc-54) (260 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Florida until 30 June 1945 when she sailed to Mayport, Florida. Her minesweeping gear was removed, and Tapacola began towing targets in connection with
USS Goldfinch (AM-77) (507 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
minesweeping operations off Norfolk and Yorktown, Virginia. Reporting to Newport, Rhode Island, 1 July, Goldfinch joined Squadron 9 for minesweeping operations
USS Compel (AM-162) (331 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
minesweeper, harbor entrance control vessel, and experimental ship for minesweeping equipment. She sailed to Manus between 10 November and 12 November 1944
USS Governor (AMc-82) (235 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Burrwood, Louisiana, 29 December 1942, and remained there conducting minesweeping operations in the area until August 1945. After a brief tour during that
USS Assurance (MSO-521) (1,638 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Charleston, South Carolina, her home port. While taking part in numerous minesweeping exercises, she visited ports along the U.S. East Coast, on the Gulf of
USS Winchester (1,020 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to test minesweeping equipment. Late in December 1918, she deployed to City Island in the Bronx, New York, where she continued her minesweeping testing
USS Exultant (AMc-79) (131 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Mrs. A. T. Leavitt Jr.; and placed in service on 14 January 1942 for minesweeping in the 6th Naval District out of Charleston, South Carolina. On 15 February
HMAS Stawell (921 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
equipped with asdic, and able to fitted with either depth charges or minesweeping equipment depending on the planned operations: although closer in size
HMCS Milltown (1,075 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Normandy. Upon arrival in March, Milltown was assigned to the 31st Minesweeping Flotilla. During the invasion, Milltown and her fellow minesweepers swept
HMCS Alberni (1,279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
developed for coastal auxiliary roles which was exemplified by their minesweeping gear. Eventually the Canadian corvettes would be modified to allow them
HMS Genista (117 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
HMS Genista, after the flower: HMS Genista (1916) was an Arabis-class minesweeping sloop built by Napier & Miller and launched on 26 February 1916. Sunk
USS Newark (SP-266) (253 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
harbor, and towing ships from docks to coal barges. In May, she resumed minesweeping activities, operating in Ambrose Channel. After the war, on 22 January
USS Dunlin (AM-361) (318 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
between Hiro Wan and Kure, arrived at Sasebo 20 November to unload her minesweeping gear and supervise Japanese minesweepers operating in Ozue and Ariake
USS Reaper (AMc-96) (151 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
placed in service 14 November 1942. During World War II, Reaper conducted minesweeping patrols in the Caribbean, and operated out of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
USS Counsel (AM-165) (327 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Saipan, Iwo Jima, Ulithi, and Tarawa, and on antisubmarine patrol and minesweeping operations until the end of the war. She arrived in Buckner Bay, Okinawa
USS Impervious (AM-449) (1,579 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Airborne Mine Countermeasures minesweeping helicopters stationed aboard the USS Tripoli LPH 10. This was the minesweeping gear use to clear anchored mines
Roger Keyes, 1st Baron Keyes (3,318 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was a failure, as the Turkish mobile artillery pieces bombarded Keyes' minesweeping squadron. He went on to be Director of Plans at the Admiralty and then
USS Reform (AM-286) (352 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
arriving Buckner Bay 26 June. The first week of July she commenced minesweeping operations in the East China Sea. In June she assisted in sweeping the
USS Logic (AM-258) (241 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
12 March 1945, Logic received an extensive overhaul before resuming minesweeping exercises in June. Throughout the summer, she operated along the U.S