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Naval Mines & Fittings
Original mine clearance badge
Original mine clearance badge
I have owned for over 40 years, and given to me by an old RN mine clearance sailor is clean and crisp with no flaws.
A modern copy or restrike Mine clearance badge
A modern copy or restrike Mine clearance badge
The two badges together
The two badges together
The restrike showing a flaw running from top just below the left hand horn through to the bottom right hand of the mooring rope also the features are nor crisp.
Reverse of badges
Reverse of badges
Torpedoe Director
Torpedoe Director
Nothing known about this unit! any help i would be very grateful thanks
German Bouyant drifting mine
German Bouyant drifting mine
These were dropped in rivers and were designed to destroy bridges and moorings,
Diameter 15 inches, 3 Switch horns, 25Lb charge (LS collection)
Close up of Switch horn (LS Collection)
Close up of Switch horn (LS Collection)
Hydrostatic switch from a German magnetic mine (SM collection)
Hydrostatic switch from a German magnetic mine (SM collection)
Hydrostatic switch (S.M collection)
Hydrostatic switch (S.M collection)
Hydrostatic switch (SM collection)
Hydrostatic switch (SM collection)
M1 Magnetic influence unit from LNA/B mines (GS Collection)
M1 Magnetic influence unit from LNA/B mines (GS Collection)
Inside of M1 unit
Inside of M1 unit
The tube on the RH side houses the pendulum switch (GS Collection)
Side view showing type of unit M1 and manufaturers mark (GS Collection)
Side view showing type of unit M1 and manufaturers mark (GS Collection)
Shackle from a German Parachute mine
Shackle from a German Parachute mine
Type LMB this would have been attached to the mine body on one end and the 28 cords of 18 feet 6 inches would be attached to the parachute.this mine was dropped in kent in 1943
Internal components of M3 (SM Collection)
Internal components of M3 (SM Collection)
Top view (SM Collection)
Top view (SM Collection)
German M3 unit from German magnetic mine (SM collection)
German M3 unit from German magnetic mine (SM collection)
M3 unit showing ALA clock (SM collection)
M3 unit showing ALA clock (SM collection)
German Period delay mechanism and clicker unit
German Period delay mechanism and clicker unit
Top view
Top view
Close up shot of Clicker unit
Close up shot of Clicker unit
Close up shot of PDM clock with cover removed
Close up shot of PDM clock with cover removed
Base
Base
German hertz horn from GY mine
German hertz horn from GY mine
British Hertz horn
British Hertz horn
Japanese Hertz horn
Japanese Hertz horn
comparison of British German and Japanese Hertz horns
comparison of British German and Japanese Hertz horns
Comparison of both English and German horns
Comparison of both English and German horns
German Explosive cutting hook
German Explosive cutting hook
Cutting hook shown from other side
Cutting hook shown from other side
Mine fuze Vzz(34)A
Mine fuze Vzz(34)A
(34)A side view
(34)A side view
Bottom
Bottom
Mine Fuzes (34)A and (34) B
Mine Fuzes (34)A and (34) B
Side view the Rh side the (34)B incorperates an anti withdrawl device
Side view the Rh side the (34)B incorperates an anti withdrawl device
Bottom view
Bottom view
German mine fuze type 24
German mine fuze type 24
This mine fuze was used in the Original GA mines and was probably obsolete by early 1940 replaced with the (34) fuze
Depth charge pistol Mk6 mod001
Depth charge pistol Mk6 mod001
Unknown German mine clock possibly 1 st world war
Unknown German mine clock possibly 1 st world war
Side view
Base of Clock
Base of Clock
Hydrostatic pistol (MS Collection)
Hydrostatic pistol (MS Collection)
hydrostatic pistol (MS Collection)
hydrostatic pistol (MS Collection)
side view (MS Collection)
side view (MS Collection)
end view (MS Collection)
end view (MS Collection)
hydrostatic pistol (MS Collection)
hydrostatic pistol (MS Collection)
mine part (MS Collection)
mine part (MS Collection)
Mine Part (MS Collection)
Mine Part (MS Collection)
Mine part (MS Collection)
Mine part (MS Collection)
Mine part (MS Collection)
Mine part (MS Collection)
Depth charge pistol
Depth charge pistol
HMS Vernon photographs
HMS Vernon photographs
Shoesburyness mine 1939
Bomb fuze from mine designed to explode if mine fell on land
Bomb fuze from mine designed to explode if mine fell on land
mine type LMA
mine type LMA
Shoeburyness mine
Shoeburyness mine
HMS Vernon Type C & D
HMS Vernon Type C & D
Crest of HMS VERNON
Crest of HMS VERNON
Able Seaman Edward Harding P/218595
Able Seaman Edward Harding P/218595
Died March 24 Th 1944 aged 39
Son of frederick + Sarah Harding. Husband of Sadie Harding of Pinner Green
Publicationd used for reference
Publicationd used for reference
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