Published Resources Details Letters Patent

Reynolds, G. H.
Submarine torpedo-boat
United States Patent Office, 16 August 1881

Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 245,864. Application filed June 11.

Accession No.1314


"This invention is mainly designed to be applied to self-propelling controllable torpedo vessels, and I shall here describe accordingly, and as applied to a vessel of such description in which an electric current passed through an insulated wire cable is used as the controlling power; but the several parts, or certain of them, may be made to perform their various functions in vessels not employing electricity as the controlling-power."

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