Lapwing class minesweeper

Lapwing class minesweeper

The "Lapwing"-class minesweeper, often called Lapwing Bird class minesweeper, was an early "AM-type" oceangoing minesweeper. It had the following specifications:

* Displacement: 840 tons
* Length: 187'10"
* Beam: 35'5"
* Draft: 15'
* Speed: 14 knots
* Armament: 2 3"/50
* Complement: 75
* Reciprocating engine

ee also

* Minesweeper (ship)
* Minesweeping
* World War I
* Auk class minesweeper

External links

* [http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/sh-usn/usnsh-f/am28.htm USN Ships]
* [http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/ships/AM/AM-5_Tanager.html Ships of the U.S. Navy, 1940–1945]


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