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North Sea Mine Barrage:  Mine Squadron One; Mines; Scotland

North Sea Mine Barrage

North Sea Mine Barrage

The sections below detail operations with the North Sea Mine Force utilized to assemble, lay, and clear mines during World War I. 

Image:  NH 124004:  Mine lighter loaded with mines at Inverness, Scotland, WWI.  U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command.