limpet mine

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limpet mine

nHaftmine f

limpet mine

n (Mil) → mignatta
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Their target was docked German merchant ships heading for Bordeaux onto which they would fix limpet mines then escape overland to Spain.
Aside from the necessary limpet mines and explosives, the commandos would carry only minimal kit.
They also planted limpet mines on enemy ships and sank four German vessels in one daring raid deep in the Gironde estuary in France in November 1942.
Another theory is that secret military experiments were carried out with seals at the lake, training them to plant limpet mines or strap them with dynamite to attack targets and some escaped.
The sinking of the Greenpeace flagship by French Secret Sevice agents, who planted two limpet mines to its hull while it was moored in Auckland Harbour, resulted in a photographer drowning and provoked a heated international incident.
They headed out aboard HMS Bonaventure on July 31, 1945, to take the midget submarines, loaded with limpet mines and explosives, and infiltrate 40 miles of heavilydefended enemy waters.
Even though this search technique specializes in the search of limpet mines, it works fine with whichever application and all situations.
The intention was to attach limpet mines to the ships thereby disrupting trade and destroying materiel and ships.
A hole measuring 6ft by 8ft was found in the boat and divers recovered remnants of limpet mines unavailable in New Zealand.
In 1988, frogmen planted limpet mines on a Greek ferry, the Solphrini, which sank in Limassol harbor in the Greekcontrolled sector of Cyprus.
Aside from the devices--from limpet mines through to the Piat handheld mortar--much of the entertainment in the book is derived from tales of the larger-than-life characters who populated Macrae's daily life.