Recent Examples on the WebEstonia’s single minelayer and three minehunters, none displacing more than 500 tons, are defensive vessels.
David Axe, Forbes, 11 Oct. 2021 The Navy assigned him to the Oglala, a minelayer converted from a World War I-era transport ship.
Sig Christenson, ExpressNews.com, 7 Dec. 2020 One such sub was the UC-5, a German minelayer submarine with an impressive war record.
Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 13 June 2019 She was designed to operate in coastal waters strictly as a minelayer, carrying twelve mines.
Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 13 June 2019
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