A minesweeper is a small warship designed to remove or detonate naval mines. Using various mechanisms intended to counter the threat posed by naval mines, minesweepers keep waterways clear for safe shipping.
The mission of the minesweeper is to eliminate the mine danger that the ships of the Russian Navy may be exposed to. Komsomolets of Buryatiya is the only wooden base minesweeper on the peninsula. They usually serve no more than 15 years. But this ship has been sailing the country’s border waters for 20 years. In general, there are several types of minesweepers. They differ in their combat missions and cruising range. The raid convoy carries out an internal raid convoy. The base minesweeper is used for short-range mine protection, and the sea one, respectively, for long-range. In fact, in our time, this is a rather dangerous service.
Just a few years ago, one of the Kamchatka minesweepers caught a mine that has been drifting off the Pacific coast since World War II. Control and reconnaissance search is included in the task of minesweepers, who, however, due to the presence of a special television finder, sometimes even search for sunken ships. This vessel was the only wooden mine-sweeping ship in Kamchatka. They are already (or not yet) produced in Russia
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