Published Resources Details Letters Patent
- Self-destructive torpedo-vessel
- United States Patent Office, 11 March 1890
Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 423,405. Application filed April 11 1889.
"The objects of my invention are, first, to provide a self-destructive war-vessel with suitable means of propelling and steering the same, with a stationary self-destructing charge contained and operated within said vessel, and with means admitting of the crew escaping before the explosion of said charge…"