Published Resources Details Letters Patent
- Means of operating marine torpedoes
- United States Patent Office, 21 August 1888
Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 388,299. Application filed November 30 1887
"The invention relates, first, to means whereby, in the event of torpedoes encountering netting defences they shall be capable of attaching themselves thereto and of diving under the netting or jumping over the netting-boom and effectually strike the object aimed at. The invention relates secondly, to the means for preventing torpedoes from rotating around their axis and for causing them to remain at any previously-determined depth of immersion in the water."