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United Kingdom - naval aviation and armaments

UNITED KINGDOM - MINES

Type

Year

Type of  laying

Type of fuse

Carried on

Targets

Lying depth, m

Full

mass,kg

Explosive

mass, kg

H II

1916

moored

contact

surface

surface

up to 180

 

145

Mk XIV 1920s

moored

contact surface surface up to 180   145 or 227
Mk XV 1930s

moored

contact surface surface 365 - 1830   145 or 227
Mk XVI 1930s

moored

contact surface, subs surface up to 180   145
Mk XVII 1930s

moored

contact surface, subs surface up to 180   145 or 204
Mk XIX 1930s

moored

contact surface subs up to 365   45
Mk XIXS 1930s

moored

contact surface surface up to 365   45
Mk XX 1930s moored contact antenna surface subs 50 - 365   145 or 227
Mk XX* 1940s moored contact antenna surface subs 20 - 365   145 or 227
Mk XXII 1940s moored electric antenna surface subs 20 - 365   227
Mk XXII* 1940s moored electric antenna surface subs 20 - 365   227
Mk XXV 1943 moored snagline surface surface up to 5   227
Mk XXVII 1942 moored snagline surface surface up to 5   227
M Mk I 1940 moored magnetic surface surface up to 146   145 or 227
M Mk II 1940 ground magnetic subs TT and MLs all 9 - 110 798 454
M Mk III 1941 ground magnetic surface, subs all 11 - 37   680
M Mk III mod. 1943 ground magnetic + acoustic surface all 11 - 37 1134 794
M Mk IV 1943 ground controlled magnetic surface, subs all 11 - 37   862
M Mk V 1942 ground magnetic + acoustic subs TT all 9 - 110 853 499
A Mk XVII 1940s moored acoustic surface surface 13 - 73   145 or 227
S Mk VI 1945 moored magnetic + acoustic subs TT all   1540 376 - 385
L Mk I 1939 moored controlled surface all up to 46 535 227
L Mk III 1940 moored controlled surface all up to 46 up to 1589 318, 635 or 907
L Mk IV 1940 ground controlled surface surface up to 20 635 227
L Mk VI 1943 ground controlled surface surface up to 20 136 82

 

Ivan Gogin, 2007