Published Resources Details Letters Patent
- United States Patent Office, 17 February 1885
Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 312,579. Application filed April 19, 1884
"This invention has for its object the construction of a locomotive torpedo (controllable or otherwise) in such a manner as to be practically indestructible by artillery, and to bring the centre of the explosive effect of the charge in the torpedo some distance below the surface of the water. Also the invention has for its object the propulsion and control of locomotive torpedoes…"