Loading a mine onto HMS Manxman

Loading a mine onto HMS Manxman
Here we see a mine being loaded onto the Abdiel class minelayer HMS Manxman. This doesn't look like the most convenient way to load mines onto her, and loading a full set of mines in this way must have taken quite some time!
How to cite this article: Rickard, J (18 April 2020), Loading a mine onto HMS Manxman , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_manxman_loading_mine.html

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