Anti-submarine net
An anti-submarine net is a device placed across the mouth of a harbour or a strait for protection against submarines.

Examples of anti-submarine nets

  • Lake Macquarie anti-submarine boom
    Anti-submarine boom (Lake Macquarie WWII)
    The Lake Macquarie anti-submarine boom was a submarine and small boat defence boom located at the entrance to Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia during World War II....

  • Indicator net
    Indicator net
    Constructed using light steel nets, indicator nets were often anchored at various depths to the sea bed around Allied naval bases during World War II...

  • Naval operations in the Dardanelles Campaign
    Naval operations in the Dardanelles Campaign
    The naval operations in the Dardanelles Campaign of the First World War were mainly carried out by the Royal Navy with substantial support from the French and minor contributions from Russia and Australia. The Dardanelles Campaign began as a purely naval operation...

  • Sydney Harbour anti-submarine boom net

See also

  • Anti-submarine warfare
    Anti-submarine warfare
    Anti-submarine warfare is a branch of naval warfare that uses surface warships, aircraft, or other submarines to find, track and deter, damage or destroy enemy submarines....

  • Jumping wire
    Jumping wire
    A Jumping wire is a wire cable stretched between the bow and stern of a submarine, via the conning tower or periscope standards.Its purpose is to allow the submarine to pass under nets and other marine defences, without the obstruction snagging on the vessel's superstructure, the wire causing the...

     (of a submarine)
  • Net cutter (submarine)
    Net cutter (submarine)
    A submarine's net cutter is a device mounted on the bows of some naval submarines to cut through anti-submarine netting.Some net cutters are powered by explosives....

  • Net laying ship
    Net laying ship
    A net laying ship, also known as a net layer, net tender or boom defence vessel was a type of small auxiliary ship.A net layer's primary function was to lay and maintain steel anti-torpedo or anti-submarine nets. Nets could be laid around an individual ship at anchor, or around harbors or other...

  • Torpedo net
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