Ships, Mines and Magnetism

Ships, Mines and Magnetism

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About: Ships, Mines and Magnetism

Title should have been "The ship that won minesweeper"
Type 45 Destroyer.... only thing it cant destroy is Ships and Subs
How did you get the scar?
Why don't they build ships out of Aluminium? That would not get magnetic, right?
Now that they know, they will make mines that detect and sink plastic vessels :)
"We're talking sea mines here, not land mines"
So I wonder if I'm the only American who caught the quick flash of the UK Naval Ensign in your little jaunt around the ship to God Save the Queen...
USS Gerrard Ford is better (us national anthem plays in background)
Glass reinforced plastic is just a cool way of saying fiberglass
i still dont know how its work..
In the thumbnail it looks like you're holding a doughnut.
You had me at mine
don't forget your saddle.
If a ship is made of fiberglass, does that make it a...

... Corvette?
Can't they just make them out of something like aluminium or titanium?
Hey tom!
this video reminded me of a small town i lived in as a kid and is immensely interesting, Its called Bath, Maine in the United states, check it out ;) im sure people will love hearing ab it
Really? had to point out that this ship doesn't attract land-based mines? Really?
Austenitic steel alloys?
So a fkin lego boat can be more useful than a steel battleship?
I wonder how large minesweepers need to be and how easy it is to automate them, so that you can have mine sweeping drones launched from a battleship.

Coal stock

Coal is extracted from the ground by coal mining, either underground by shaft mining, or at ground level by open pit mining extraction.


Coal is primarily used as a solid fuel to produce electricity and heat through combustion. World coal consumption was about 7.25 billion tonnes in 2010 The price of coal increased from around $30.00 per short ton in 2000 to around $150.00 per short ton as of September 2008. In early 2015, it was trading near $56/ton.