Published Resources Details Letters Patent
- Auto-mobile torpedo
- United States Patent Office, 7 August 1888
Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 387,353. Application filed August 1 1887.
"The object is to provide an automatic fish-torpedo which, when propelled through the water, will take a course at a predetermined and approximately constant depth. A further object is to provide a torpedo, which will right itself when tipped from its upright position. A still further object is to provide a torpedo which will clear nets and obstructions and always explode beneath the bottom of a vessel."