minelayer

NOUN
  1. ship equipped for laying marine mines
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How To Use minelayer In A Sentence

  • Six minelayers were equally effective as torpedo boats.
  • At Glory, the first Remorhaz minelayer was launched, the RSS Eos.
  • These points can then be used to call in air strikes, recon helicopters, fixed artillery, minelayers, sensor probes, and the two very handy ones, repair trucks and salvage craft.
  • U.S. losses included 2,403 killed and 1,178 wounded as well as 187 aircraft, 8 battleships, 3 cruisers, 3 destroyers, 2 auxiliary craft, a minelayer, and a target ship.
  • ‘During an operation, one of the mines became dislodged and another diver was pinned between the mine and the hull of the minelayer,’ the citation continued.
  • The Pinsk Military Flotilla had 31 launches, seven monitors, a minelayer, four gunboats, an air squadron of 10 planes, an antiaircraft artillery battalion of 18 guns and a marine infantry platoon.
  • The first ships hit were the cruisers USS Helena and USS Raleigh, the battleships USS Oklahoma and USS Utah, and the minelayer USS Olgala.
  • It's true that it all gets very silty when a few divers descend on the Port Napier, and it can be dangerous if penetrated, but there really is no need to enter this impressive minelayer, as it is beautiful viewed from a distance.
  • Using two barges, The Wimbrown VII and the Hercules as their operating Bases, SEALs patrolled the sea searching for minelayers thought to be illegally mining the local waters.
  • Navy Romanian naval forces in the Black Sea consisted of four Italian-built destroyers, four torpedo boats, three submarines, three minelayers, one submarine depot ship, three gunboats, and one training ship.
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