Net Laying Ships

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Royal Navy Net Laying ships.

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HMS Guardian pictured in May 1937.

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HMS Guardian. 

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Ship's Name Launch Date Fate
HMS Guardian 1932 She was the first ship designed and built specially for laying nets. She was scrapped in 1962.
HMS Protector 1936 Similar to Guardian but faster. Took severe damage after an airborne torpedo struck her on 11th August 1941. She was scrapped in 1970.

HMS Protector in May 1937 

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HMS Protector at Malta in June 1937.

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HMS Protector at Malta, 1937.

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