The Shallow Minesweepers carry out the minesweeper operations and destroy the marine mines.
United States USA Date:1942 Duration:5 min 5 sec Sound:Yes
Characteristics and capabilities of Shallow Minesweepers (MSL) ships. These ships are equipped for detecting, destroying, removing or neutralizing explosive marine mines. A ship underway at a sea. Men work on the MSL. Magnetic and acoustic mines sweep gear. Sufficient cable for sweeping is stored on the LSM (Landing Ship Mechanized). Floats are used with cable. Gasoline engine at the back of the Minesweepers. Float and cable is launched. Crew members on the MSL. The cable is connected to the generator. The LCM (Landing Craft Mechanized ) releases the cable. MSL proceeds in the area to be swept. Magnetic cable is towed behind the minesweeper. The cables are passed to the LCM. The gear can be mounted on the mother ship. The cable is passed when minesweeper operations are conducted.
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