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  1. HMS Speedwell

    HMS Speedwell

    HALCYON class minesweeper HMS SPEEDWELL built 1935. On 17 January 1942 SPEEDWELL stood by ss HARMATRIS after she had been torpedoed during Arctic Convoy PQ8 and assisted in towing her into comparative safety in Murmansk.
  2. HMS Speedwell

    HMS Speedwell

    HALCYON class minesweeper HMS SPEEDWELL built 1935. On 17 January 1942 SPEEDWELL stood by ss HARMATRIS after she had been torpedoed during Arctic Convoy PQ8 and assisted in towing her into comparative safety in Murmansk.
  3. ''Spitfire attack !''

    ''Spitfire attack !''

    The image shows two RAF Supermarine Spitfires attacking a group of German minesweepers in the English Channel, the M-Boats responding with robust AA-fire. This picture gives a good example of the nearly unbelieveable amount of German propaganda drawings and paintings, made during World War II. This
  4. M111

    M111

    M111
  5. Ensdorf and Donau

    Ensdorf and Donau

    German Navy minesweeper M1094, Ensdorf, tied up alongside replenishment ship A516, Donau.
  6. 621 Flaming

    621 Flaming

    Polish minesweeper 621 Flaming entering Devonport, Plymouth on a very dull day in October.
  7. HMS Walney

    HMS Walney

    Minesweeper - Portsmouth
  8. Sinking Minesweeper

    Sinking Minesweeper

    According to the caption, the photograph shows a sinking German minesweeper in WW 1. The minesweeper belongs to the class M-Boot 1914 or 1915 (476/513 ts), together with their successor, the M-Boot 1916, the largest class of standardized minesweepers built during WW 1. 176 of these vessels were ord
  9. HMS KELLINGTON.

    HMS KELLINGTON.

    After being vandalised at Stockton on Tees, broken up in situ.
  10. HMS Kellington

    HMS Kellington

    HMS Kellington, M1154, Minesweeper on River Tyne For more info. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Kellington_%28M1154%29
  11. HMS Hurworth.

    HMS Hurworth.

    Minesweeper M39 at Hartlepool.
  12. HMS Crichton

    HMS Crichton

    Taken by RNAS Culdrose photographic dept. My Father was CO at the time
  13. minesweeper

    minesweeper

  14. on the board

    on the board

  15. Spey

    Spey

    HMS Spey photographed on the 5 June 1994 while part for the Fleet review to celebrate tyhe 50th anivessary of tyh D Day landiings, HMS Spey was a River-class minesweeper launched in 1985 and sold to the Brazilian Navy in 1998 and renamed Pegasus, and then Bocaina. All of the River Class minesweepers
  16. YMS-439

    YMS-439

    A WWII US Navy auxiliary minesweeper, now used as a houseboat in Seattle, Washington. Seen on July 29, 2009.
  17. River Class minesweeper = HMS Brecon, Hunt class

    River Class minesweeper = HMS Brecon, Hunt class

    Photographed at Cardiff in May 2000. I believe it may be one of the River Class minesweepers built in the mid 80's I've inset pictures of the crests/badges on the funnel and bridge front plus the name plate. Looks like it was visiting Cardiff, incognito!
  18. Museum Minesweeper 'CASTLEMAINE' Paravanes

    Museum Minesweeper 'CASTLEMAINE' Paravanes

    Paravanes of previous HMAS CASTLEMAINE museum ship, Williamstown Victoria, one kilometer from where she was built and launched in 1941.
  19. HMAS Castlemaine

    HMAS Castlemaine

    HMAS Catlemaine is a preserved corvette/minesweeper berthed at Williamstown, Melbourne
  20. Minesweeper

    Minesweeper

    Minesweeper crossing Clyde opposite Kilkreggan, taken from top of Lyle Hill 19/2/2005
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