Little Sweeps Clear Way For Big Ships – All Hands Magazine – November 1952

Little Sweeps Clear Way For Big Ships

W.J Miller QMC USN, a writer for the USN All Hands Magazine wrote a nice 6 page story on the AMS minesweepers (136″) and the CoMinRon 3 Boat Division sweepers (36′)¬†- Which¬†were later redesginated as Mine Sweeping Boat Division ONE for the remaider of the Korean War. Following the Korean Armistice in August 1953, the unit became Mine division – 111 homeported in Sasebo. In 1958 it was further redesignated Mine Division – 33 and reorganized to report to COMINRON THREE/MINFLOT 1 Sasebo.

Ed Sinclair

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