Ships of the U.S. Navy, 1940-1945

AM-215 USS Cruise

In addition to the standard mine-cutting gear, a large blister on the outside of the hull held a degaussing cable which set up a magnetic field to explode mines.


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Last updated: February 20, 1999

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