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Minesweeper

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A minesweeper is a small naval warship designed to engage in minesweeping. [1]

54 relations: Acoustic signature, BYMS-class minesweeper, Charles, Prince of Wales, Crimean War, Degaussing, Demining, English Channel, Estuary, Fiberglass, Flower-class sloop, German Navy, Grappling hook, HMCS Bras d'Or (1919), HMS Wilton (M1116), Hull (watercraft), Jacques Cousteau, Kriegsmarine, Landing Craft Mechanized, List of mine countermeasure vessels of the Royal Navy, List of mine warfare vessels of the United States Navy, List of mine warfare vessels of World War II, List of minesweeper classes, Magnetism, Maltese patrol boat P29, Maltese patrol boat P31, Mine countermeasures vessel, Minehunter, Minesweeping, Ming dynasty, MSM, Naval mine, Naval trawler, Navy, Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research, Non-ferrous metal, North Korea, Omaha, Nebraska, Oropesa (minesweeping), Osprey Publishing, Paravane (weapon), Philippines, Royal Naval Reserve, Royal Navy, Russo-Japanese War, RV Calypso, Soundproofing, Surabaya, United States Navy, USS Pivot (AM-276), Victory over Japan Day, ..., Warship, Wood, World War I, World War II. Expand index (4 more) »

Acoustic signature

Acoustic signature is used to describe a combination of acoustic emissions of sound emitters, such as those of ships and submarines.

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BYMS-class minesweeper

The BYMS class was a class of wooden motor minesweepers, part of the US Navy YMS Yard class minesweepers.

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Charles, Prince of Wales

Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Crimean War

The Crimean War (or translation) was a military conflict fought from October 1853 to February 1856 in which the Russian Empire lost to an alliance of the Ottoman Empire, France, Britain and Sardinia.

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Degaussing

Degaussing is the process of decreasing or eliminating a remnant magnetic field.

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Demining

Demining or mine clearance is the process of removing land mines from an area, while minesweeping describes the act of detecting mines.

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English Channel

The English Channel (la Manche, "The Sleeve"; Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Mor Bretannek, "Sea of Brittany"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France and links the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Estuary

An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.

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Fiberglass

Fiberglass (US) or fibreglass (UK) is a common type of fiber-reinforced plastic using glass fiber.

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Flower-class sloop

The Flower class comprised five sub-classes of sloops built under the Emergency War Programme for the Royal Navy during World War I, all of which were named after various flowers.

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German Navy

The German Navy (Deutsche Marine or simply Marine—) is the navy of Germany and part of the unified Bundeswehr ("Federal Defense"), the German Armed Forces.

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Grappling hook

A grappling hook or grapnel is a device with multiple hooks (known as claws or flukes), attached to a rope; it is thrown, dropped, sunk, projected, or fastened directly by hand to where at least one hook may catch and hold.

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HMCS Bras d'Or (1919)

HMCS Bras d'Or was an auxiliary minesweeper that served in the Royal Canadian Navy between 1939 and 1940, when she sank with all hands in a storm.

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HMS Wilton (M1116)

HMS Wilton (M1116) was a prototype coastal minesweeper/minehunter for the Royal Navy.

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Hull (watercraft)

The hull is the watertight body of a ship or boat.

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Jacques Cousteau

Jacques-Yves Cousteau (11 June 1910 – 25 June 1997) was a French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher who studied the sea and all forms of life in water.

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Kriegsmarine

The Kriegsmarine (literally "War Navy") was the navy of Germany from 1935 to 1945.

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Landing Craft Mechanized

The landing craft mechanized (LCM) also landing craft mechanical is a landing craft designed for carrying vehicles.

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List of mine countermeasure vessels of the Royal Navy

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List of mine warfare vessels of the United States Navy

This is a list of mine warfare vessels of the United States Navy.

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List of mine warfare vessels of World War II

This is a list of mine warfare vessels of World War II.

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List of minesweeper classes

This is a list of minesweeper and minehunter classes.

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Magnetism

Magnetism is a class of physical phenomena that are mediated by magnetic fields.

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Maltese patrol boat P29

Boltenhagen (GS09) was a ''Kondor I''-class minesweeper built in East Germany.

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Maltese patrol boat P31

Pasewalk (GS05) was a Kondor I-class minesweeper built in East Germany.

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Mine countermeasures vessel

A mine countermeasures vessel or MCMV is a type of naval ship designed for the location of and destruction of naval mines which combines the role of a minesweeper and minehunter in one hull.

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Minehunter

A minehunter is a naval vessel that seeks, detects, and destroys individual naval mines.

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Minesweeping

Minesweeping is the practice of the removal of explosive naval mines, usually by a specially designed ship called a minesweeper using various measures to either capture or detonate the mines, but sometimes also with an aircraft made for that purpose.

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Ming dynasty

The Ming dynasty was the ruling dynasty of China – then known as the – for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.

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MSM

MSM may refer to.

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Naval mine

A naval mine is a self-contained explosive device placed in water to damage or destroy surface ships or submarines.

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Naval trawler

A naval trawler is a vessel built along the lines of a fishing trawler but fitted out for naval purposes.

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Navy

A navy or maritime force is the branch of a nation's armed forces principally designated for naval and amphibious warfare; namely, lake-borne, riverine, littoral, or ocean-borne combat operations and related functions.

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Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research

Nederlandse Organisatie voor Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek (TNO; Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research) is an independent research organisation in the Netherlands that focuses on applied science.

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Non-ferrous metal

In metallurgy, a non-ferrous metal is a metal, including alloys, that does not contain iron (ferrite) in appreciable amounts.

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North Korea

North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.

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Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha is the largest city in the state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County.

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Oropesa (minesweeping)

An Oropesa is a streamlined towed body used in the process of minesweeping.

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Osprey Publishing

Osprey Publishing is an Oxford-based publishing company specializing in military history.

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Paravane (weapon)

The paravane, a form of towed underwater "glider", was developed from 1914–16 by Commander Usborne and Lieutenant C. Dennistoun Burney, funded by Sir George White, founder of the Bristol Aeroplane Company.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Royal Naval Reserve

The Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) is the volunteer reserve force of the Royal Navy in the United Kingdom.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Russo-Japanese War

The Russo–Japanese War (Russko-yaponskaya voina; Nichirosensō; 1904–05) was fought between the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea.

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RV Calypso

RV Calypso is a former British Royal Navy minesweeper converted into a research vessel for the oceanographic researcher Jacques-Yves Cousteau, equipped with a mobile laboratory for underwater field research.

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Soundproofing

Soundproofing is any means of reducing the sound pressure with respect to a specified sound source and receptor.

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Surabaya

Surabaya (formerly Dutch: Soerabaia and later Surabaja) is a port city and the capital of East Java (Jawa Timur) province of Indonesia.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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USS Pivot (AM-276)

USS Pivot (AM-276), an, was the first ship of the United States Navy named Pivot.

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Victory over Japan Day

Victory over Japan Day (also known as V-J Day, Victory in the Pacific Day, or V-P Day) is the day on which Imperial Japan surrendered in World War II, in effect ending the war.

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Warship

A warship is a naval ship that is built and primarily intended for naval warfare.

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Wood

Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minesweeper

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