Trawlers of the Royal Navy use nets to bring old World War I mines to the surface, where they are exploded by rifle fire
SLATE INFORMATION: Clearing the Seas
GV. Convoy of trawlers at sea.
TITLE: LOWERING THE NETS & FLOATS
GV. Row of floats marking position of net at sea.
TITLE: AFTER THE MINE HAS BEEN NETTED IT IS EXPLODED BY RIFLE FIRE.
LV. Troops on deck firing rifles.
GV. Explosion at sea.
GV. PAN. from mine to explosion in distance.
SV. Crew bringing in net.
Ships and Boats, Munitions and Armaments, Post War
World War I, World War 1, WWI, First World War, The Great War, war, minesweeper, mine, mine sweeper, minesweeping, sea lanes, transport
Background: Trawlers of the Royal Navy use nets to bring old World War I mines to the surface, where they are exploded by rifle fire