List of mine warfare vessels of the United States Navy

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This is a list of mine warfare vessels of the United States Navy.

Auxiliary Minelayers (ACM)

Minesweepers (AM)

Auxiliary Base Minesweepers (AMb)

Coastal Minesweepers (AMc)

Coastal Minesweepers (Underwater Locator) (AMCU)

Ocean Minesweepers (AMS)

British Minesweepers (BAM)

For more vessels of this class see Catherine class minesweeper

Minelayers (CM)

Coastal Minelayers (CMc)

Light Minelayers (DM)

High Speed/Destroyer Minesweepers (DMS)

Wickes class

Clemson class

Gleaves class

Mine Countermeasures Ships (MCM)

Mine Countermeasures Support Ships (MCS)

Coastal Minehunters (MHC)

Coastal Minelayers (MMC)

Fast Minesweepers (MMD)

Fleet Minelayers (MMF)

Minesweepers, Coastal (MSC)

Minesweepers, Coastal (Old) (MSC(O))

Minesweepers, Steel Hulled (MSF)

Inshore Minesweepers (MSI)

Minesweepers, Ocean (MSO)

Minesweepers (Special Device) (MSS)

Auxiliary Motor Mine Sweeper (YMS)

Littoral Combat Ships (LCS)

The Littoral Combat Ships can carry Mine Warfare Modules which operate unmanned vehicles of various types for mine clearance operations.

See also

Commander Mine Squadron SEVEN

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Belknap, Reginald Rowan The Yankee mining squadron; or, Laying the North Sea mining barrage (1920) United States Naval Institute p.110
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Silverstone, Paul H. U.S. Warships of World War II (1968) Doubleday pp.205-209
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 Silverstone, Paul H. U.S. Warships of World War II (1968) Doubleday p.212