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What does M/L stand for?
M/L stands for Minelayer (US Navy)
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We have 134 other meanings of M/L in our Acronym Attic
- Major General
- Man Hours
- Mean Insulin Level
- Meters/Kilogram (measurement)
- Maintenance Level
- mass per unit length (physics)
- Miles per Litre (fuel consumption)
- Milligram Per Liter
- More Or Less
- nautical miles per litre
- Midshipman Lieutenant Commander (United States Naval Academy)
- Midshipman Lieutenant (United States Naval Academy)
- Midshipman Lieutenant Junior Grade (United States Naval Academy)
- Medium to Long Term Volunteer
- Mass/Muscle Radioactivity (nuclear medicine)
- Mean Lactulose/Mannitol (pathology)
Samples in periodicals archive:
There are the renowned wrecks of the Dutch steamship SS Breda, lost near Oban in 1940, and the WWII minelayer HMS Port Napier off Skye.
With many b&w photos and diagrams, and including cruise minelayers and escort and command cruisers of the 1960s and 1970s, he describes various classes, such as the Bristol, Dartmouth, Chatham, Birmingham, Calypso, Dido, and Emerald classes; the HMS Adelaide; the "Atlantic Cruiser"; and World War I rearmament, aircraft, anti-aircraft weapons, and experiences.
A year after being sunk, E41 was raised and later saw service as a minelayer before being scrapped in 1922.
Supported by USS Shawmut (CM 4), a minelayer adapted for use as a seaplane tender, the detachment of flying boats began operations off Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in February 1919.
The 6,000-tonne Rayville hit a minefield laid by the German commerce raider "Passat", formerly a Norwegian tanker captured in the Indian Ocean and converted to an auxiliary minelayer.
Clausewitz's "fog of war" was omnipresent, especially on the British side: battle signals were misread; major units put out to sea without notifying other commands; cruisers attempted to ram their own submarines; submarines made attack runs on their own cruisers; and destroyers engaged a Norwegian neutral, mistaking it for a German minelayer.
Alex was serving on a Royal Navy minelayer, the Kung Wo,which was sweeping the South China Sea in 1942when it was sunk by Japanese bombers.