paravane

Anti-mine device, used by the British in World War I for minesweeping. It was towed from the bows of a ship and was so designed that at a preset depth it would pull the towing...
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Paravane

[water kite] The paravane is a towed winged (hydrofoiled) underwater object—water kite. Paravanes have been used in sport or commercial fishing, marine exploration and industry, sports and military. The wings of paravanes are sometimes in a fixed position, else positioned remotely or by actions of a human pilot. Pioneer parafoil developer
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Paravane

[weapon] The paravane, a form of towed underwater `glider`, was developed in 1914–16 by Commander Usborne and Lieutenant C. Dennistoun Burney, funded by Sir George White, founder of the Bristol Aeroplane Company. ==Usage== Initially developed to destroy naval mines, the paravane would be strung out and streamed alongside the towing ship,
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paravane

device used to cut underwater cables
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