A one-year ban is enforced at two of the 15 diving sites at the Tubbataha Reef, because of their proximity to the area that was damaged by the USS Guardian, a minesweeper, last January 17, Tubbataha Management Office (TMO) chief Angelique Songco said in a radio interview.
What does M stand for?
M stands for Minesweeper (Navy vessel)
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Then, HRH Crown Prince visited the British Minesweeper where he was welcomed by the warship's Commanding Officer and a number of senior officers.
Weapons and Technology commented, "What he didn't emphasize was that's more than half the nation's entire minesweeper force, leaving just two ships for training in the States and four in Japan to keep an eye on China's estimated arsenal of 100,000 naval mines.
A convoy of seven ships has been escorted out of the harbour and five into dock, with a helicopter, minesweeper and two survey boats accompanying the vessels to scout for obstacles in the water.
Under the deal, the Czech government will provide the National Committee for Demining and Rehabilitation (NCDR) with two minesweepers for three months extendable to help remove landmines in the area in cooperation with the Royal Engineering Corps.
The man, believed to be in his 20s, was injured aboard the minesweeper, Crocus, which was on exercise in the North Sea.
A packed Mersey waterfront, seen from Seacombe Landing Stage, in June, 1960, with coastal minesweeper HMS Mersey, left, Wallasey ferry St Hilary, right, with Ben-My-Chree, back left, and Empress of France, back right, in her final months of service.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] "We had a minesweeper beside us at all times, and there were times when we were anchored that a mine would go off" Everyone, including myself would run outside to sec if we had been hit," says Gorsline.