A German sailor assisted by the Turks lies a drifting mine.

(Internet)

Officers and sailors of the Dardanelles mining unit.

(Piotr Nykiel's collection)

A Turkish made mine (the same as on the picture above) onboard of a minelayer in the Dardanelles. Note the fuses not installed yet.

(Harp Umumi Panoraması)

Remainings of the same mine in the Naval Museum in Çanakkale.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

A model of the same type of mine in Beşiktaş Naval Museum, Istanbul. Note the fuse protection caps.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

A model of the same type of mine in Harbiye War Museum, Istanbul.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

A model of the same type of mine in Harbiye War Museum, Istanbul.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

Remains of the English made mine in the Naval Museum in Çanakkale.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

Remains of the same type of mine in Kabatepe War Museum on Gallipoli Peninsula.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

A German sketch published in “Deutsche Kriegs-Chronik des großen Völkerkampfes“. It shows a pair of English trawlers sweeping mines in the North Sea. The very same vessels and sweeping technique were used in the Dardanelles.

(Andrzej Danilewicz's collection)

Naval Museum in Çanakkale. A British mine sweeping float found in the Dardanelles. Most probably it was lost on the night of March 13/14 by a minesweeper No. 705 and destroyer HMS Mosquito, when they tried to drag the anti-submarine net down the straits.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

Naval Museum in Çanakkale. A British mine sweeping float found in the Dardanelles.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

The float's cutter

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

 

Minefield in the Dardanelles (pdf file)

 

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