The first Indian missile boat attack occurred on 4-5 December, from the south; it sank a destroyer and a coastal minesweeper .
The convoy was protected by three destroyers, a minesweeper , two corvettes and a trawler as it left Scotland.
A Royal Navy frigate or minesweeper could be on station as well with twenty-four hours' notification.
After four days of paddling almost 100 miles upriver, the remaining two canoes reached the German ships and set their mines, flooding four cargo ships and damaging a minesweeper .
At sea, he served in a battleship, an aircraft carrier, in cruisers, destroyers, frigates, and a minesweeper .
The wreck in question was discovered by a Navy minesweeper in 1995 and identified as the AHS following local advice.
When World War II broke out he was serving as a Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy minesweeper HMS Gleaner, but was posted soon after to the repair ship HMS Resource as First Lieutenant.
Hmas Bathurst was the lead ship of a class of Australian designed and built minesweepers , more commonly known as corvettes.
Several thousand underwater mines were placed in the Gulf waters during the first Gulf War, and even though U.S. and coalition minesweepers removed more than 13,000 mines from the Gulf, some could still remain.
These were to include a close escort of six destroyers, four corvettes, three minesweepers , four armed trawlers and two ack-ack ships.