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What does M/L stand for?

M/L stands for Minelayer (US Navy)

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Ian Reid 01827 251533; Fast Minelayers Assn, Northern Section: Contact Jim Calcraft 01562 67822; Federation of B'ham Ex-Service Assn: Meets first Sat of month at 11am at Jury's Inn, Broad St.
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.
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.