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)[edit]

Minesweepers (AM)[edit]

Auxiliary Base Minesweepers (AMb)[edit]

Coastal Minesweepers (AMc)[edit]

Coastal Minesweepers (Underwater Locator) (AMCU)[edit]

Ocean Minesweepers (AMS)[edit]

British Minesweepers (BAM)[edit]

For more vessels of this class see Catherine class minesweeper

Minelayers (CM)[edit]

Coastal Minelayers (CMc)[edit]

Light Minelayers (DM)[edit]

High Speed/Destroyer Minesweepers (DMS)[edit]

Wickes class[edit]

Clemson class[edit]

Gleaves class[edit]

Mine Countermeasures Ships (MCM)[edit]

Mine Countermeasures Support Ships (MCS)[edit]

Coastal Minehunters (MHC)[edit]

Coastal Minelayers (MMC)[edit]

Fast Minesweepers (MMD)[edit]

Fleet Minelayers (MMF)[edit]

Minesweepers, Coastal (MSC)[edit]

Minesweepers, Coastal (Old) (MSC(O))[edit]

Minesweepers, Steel Hulled (MSF)[edit]

Inshore Minesweepers (MSI)[edit]

Minesweepers, Ocean (MSO)[edit]

Minesweepers (Special Device) (MSS)[edit]

Yard Minesweepers (YMS)[edit]

Littoral Combat Ships (LCS)[edit]

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

See also[edit]

Commander Mine Squadron SEVEN

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Belknap, Reginald Rowan The Yankee mining squadron; or, Laying the North Sea mining barrage (1920) United States Naval Institute p.110
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Silverstone, Paul H. U.S. Warships of World War II (1968) Doubleday pp.205-209
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t Silverstone, Paul H. U.S. Warships of World War II (1968) Doubleday p.212