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Hautpoul wrote:Looking for informations about german auxiliary ships based in Kristiansand, I notice some attributes I do not understand :
2 LMG= light machine gun?
Minensuchgerat= mines detector?
Thanks for your help.
Schorschl wrote:Hello Hautpoul,
the M.P.G. is the whole arrangement of ropes, otter boards, signal buoys, shackles and so on, which was towed by several (up to six) smaller vessels. It is not just a single device, but consists of several individual parts that had to be present on board at the minesearchers/-sweepers to build up a M.P.G..
The exact translation of the German nautical terms is somewhat difficult, because the English equivalents unfortunately are not known to me for certain.
With kind regards,
fredleander wrote:Hautpoul wrote:Looking for informations about german auxiliary ships based in Kristiansand, I notice some attributes I do not understand :
Odin: There was a Norwegian light destroyer in Kristiansand: http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/KNM_%C2%ABOdin%C2%BB
...As I understand Schorschl the (motor) Pinasse then operated as a mini-minesweeper as part of a total system.
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