Vulcain Destroys/Recovers Second World War Explosive Devices

November 28, 2019 (Google Translation) – From November 18 to 22, 2019, the Vulcain Cleaner Divers (BBPD) building was deployed to conduct a clearance mission in the English Channel. On November 19, 2019, taking advantage of favorable weather conditions, the Vulcain, with a team of demining divers (GPD) on board, carried out a demining operation off Dieppe. During this operation, 29 150-pound US GPT 1 World War II bombs were moved and then cleared by mine clearance divers, representing approximately 1300 kg of TNT equivalent. The BBPD Vulcain then left…

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