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NH 123978 Mine layer, laying a Mine Barrage protected by the guns of accompanying ships. March 30, 1919

Mine layer, laying a Mine Barrage protected by the guns of accompanying ships. March 30, 1919
Title: Mine layer, laying a Mine Barrage protected by the guns of accompanying ships. March 30, 1919
Caption: Mine layer, laying a Mine Barrage protected by the guns of accompanying ships. Between the Orkney Islands and Norway, the U.S. Navy bottled up the waters with some 60,000 mines, strewn at various points to the great discomfort of the Hun U-Boat commanders. March 30, 1919.
Description: Weapons: Mines
Catalog #: NH 123978
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Photograph by Commander Haines
Original Date: Sun, Mar 30, 1919
After this Year: 1910
Before this Year: 1919
Original Medium: BW Photo
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