Published Resources Details Letters Patent

Kellog, E. W.
Method of operating gas-engines in torpedo-boats
United States Patent Office, 3 October 1882

Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 265,423, Application filed December 21

Accession No.1323


"My invention relates to gas engines for the propulsion of torpedo-boats, and is intended to apply specially to self-propelled or submarine torpedo-boats similar to the Lay or Whitehead torpedo. My invention consists in a method of expanding the gas which such torpedo-boats are propelled in such manner as to avoid the excessive refrigeration or freezing of the liquid gas in the tank or reservoir which contains the gas supply…"