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Second Mine Countermeasures Squadron (MCM 2)

HMS Quorn covered in snow
HMS Brocklesby
MCM 2 Team

Led by Commander David Hunkin Royal Navy; the 2nd Mine Countermeasures (MCM) Squadron now comprises solely of 8 Hunt Class ships and a Squadron Staff based in offices ashore in Portsmouth.  Tasked with seeking out and destroying mines, the ships form an integral part of any naval task force operating in the littoral.  By using state of the art technology the MCM ships are responsible for clearing navigational routes through mine danger areas and providing safe anchorages for the ships in a naval task force.

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