Crew of Minesweeper USS Pilot demonstrate deployment and retrieval of minesweeper cable assemblies shortly before World War 2
Chesapeake Bay Date:1939 Duration:1 min 53 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The USS Pilot, a U.S. Navy Raven/Auk class Mine Sweeper is seen docked at a pier, and then underway in coastal waters, shortly before World War 2. She is in camouflage paint and displays AM-104 identification on her bow. Some of her armament (20mm and 40mm antiaircraft guns) can be seen. Her crew demonstrates the deployment and retrieval of mine sweeping cable assemblies.
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