Mine Warfare Vessels
Mine Warfare is an oft-overlooked part of naval warfare which requires vital waterways to be free and clear of danger for allied ships.There are a total of 29 Mine Warfare Vessels in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.
The Assault Support Patrol Boat - or Alpha Boat - was purpose-built for riverine operations by American forces in V...
The compact Type 039A series Yuan-class attack submarines by China succeeded the older Type 039 Song-class models i...
FGS Deutschland became the only ship of the Type 440 class - she served West Germany throughout the Cold War years ...
The Flower-class corvette warships of British design were critical to victory in the Battle of the Atlantic and els...
The FS Rubis proved one of the more successful of the French mine-laying submarines used in World War 2....
HMCS Sackville K181 corvette took part in the harrowing trans-Atlantic convoy crossings during World War 2....
While developed as a fast transport, the No. 1 Class Landing Ship proved effective in other useful roles....
KMS Leberecht Maas Z1, a destroyer in the German Navy of World War 2, was lost in action on February 22nd, 1940....
The Najin-class frigate surface ships of the North Korean Navy are believed to have been influenced in design by th...
Pimorsky Komsomolets 354 was commissioned in the latter-stages of the Soviet Cold War-era but maintains an active p...
Over 400 R-Boots were built for the German Navy of World War 2 and fewer than half of these survived the conflict w...
The Sang-O class of diesel-electric attack submarines powers a bulk of the North Korean Navy underwater force....
The USS Avenger is the lead ship in her Avenger-class of mine hunters and is stil in active service with the United...
USS Billings LCS-15 was awarded in December of 2010, saw her keel laid down in November of 2015 and was put out to ...
Commissioned in 2014, USS Coronado LCS-4 is the second ship of the Independence-class introduced in 2010....
USS Cyclone PC-1 led a short life in service with the United States Navy - since passed on to the navy of the Phili...
USS Firebolt marks the tenth vessel of the Cyclone-class patrol boats in service with the United States Navy....
The large Fletcher-class of World War 2 was led by USS Fletcher DD-445 herself, operating in active service until 1...
USS Fort Worth LCS-3 is the second of the Freedom-class littoral combat ship types to have entered service with the...
The Freedom-class is a relatively new breed of surface warship led by the USS Freedom LCS-1, launched in 2006....
USS Gabrielle Giffords, named after the former U.S. Senator, wascommissioned on June 10th, 2017 in Galveston, Texas...
USS Improve, a minesweeper in U.S. Navy service, managed to survive World War 2 fighting at both fronts....
The USS Independence littoral combat ship of the US Navy is a new generation of fighting support ship, leading a cl...
Lapwing served as a minesweeper for a short time in World War 1 and was stiil available for service in World War 2,...
USS Montgomery LCS-8 represents the forth warship to carry the Montgomery name for the United States Navy - she was...
The USS Osprey was the lead ship in the Osprey-class of minehunters in service with the United States Navy....
The USS Ponce AFSB-1 has since been converted from her original LPD-15 configuration....
Commissioned in 1990, USS Scout MCM-8 forms one of the fourteen-strong Avenger-class of mine warfare ships in servi...