Category:Minesweeping Flotillas (UK)

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Prior to mid-1916 British minesweeping efforts relied on the work of torpedo gunboats, sloops and miscellaneous craft with no formal unit designation. In mid-1916, those vessels supporting the Grand Fleet were organised into the First, Second and Third Fleet Sweeping Flotillas.

Other Fleet Sweeping Flotillas eventually followed.

Post-War

The new Royal Navy fashioned Minesweeping Flotillas numbered 1-4.