British Naval Mine Fields - Effectiveness Against Kriegsmarine Shipping & Sweeping Methods

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British Naval Mine Fields - Effectiveness Against Kriegsmarine Shipping & Sweeping Methods

Post by Richard Stone » 15 Dec 2022 18:11

The attached British Royal Navy article discusses the effectiveness of the British naval mine fields upon German naval and merchant ships. It includes the mine sweeping methods and losses the Kriegsmarine used and incurred while attempting to clear these. The mine fields include the British defensive and offensive types, including those made using air dropped mines.

The original report was printed in the British Royal Navy magazine ‘The Navy’, which distributed technical and tactical information to the British navy departments and personnel.

This copy of the article was printed in the November 1946 edition of the USA professional military reference magazine ‘Military Review’.
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Re: British Naval Mine Fields - Effectiveness Against Kriegsmarine Shipping & Sweeping Methods

Post by Richard Stone » 28 Apr 2023 11:27

The attached short report discusses two of the naval mine sweeping methods the Kriegsmarine adopted to counter the British airborne dropped naval mine fields.

This article was printed in the November 1945 edition of the USA professional military reference magazine ‘Military Review’.

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