The Shallow Minesweepers are equipped for detecting and destroying explosive marine mines.
United States USA Date:1942 Duration:6 min 5 sec Sound:Yes
Characteristics and capabilities of (MSL) Minesweeper ships. The Shallow Minesweepers are called MSL. These ships are equipped for detecting, destroying, removing or neutralizing explosive marine mines. A ship underway at a sea. A gas turbine engine of the Minesweeper ship in view. Haul of the ship is made of wood. Minimum magnetic machinery used in the Minesweeper ship. A man at controls of MSL. The crew on the ship consists of 4-6 men. The MSL is lowered from the mother ship. The mines are swept. Animated diagram shows the minesweepers operation. MSL equipment for moored mines is mechanical sweeping gear. Explosive cutters, bridle and hand operated winches in view. The sweep wires are rolled on drums. A towed body is used to maintain the sweep at desired position. A man operates the controls. An animated diagram shows the mechanism of sweeping. acoustic mine gear, device and support float in view. Men work on the MSL.
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