Sentence Examples

  • As the convoy got closer to Malta another cruiser, nine destroyers, four fleet minesweepers and six minesweeping launches joined the escorting ships.
  • Despite the late stage of the war, german minesweepers and raiding parties sortied from the Channel Islands and boldly attacked the port.
  • He also described how civilian porters were forced to act as human minesweepers, triggering landmines with their own bodies.
  • He was then sent to command the minesweepers based at Singapore for part of 1946.
  • I thought that modern mines, along with advanced detection and hull technologies would have made the wooden minesweeper obsolete by now.

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