Published Resources Details Letters Patent
- Steering apparatus for automobile torpedoes
- United States Patent Office, 2551
Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 839,161. Application filed January 20 1906.
"This invention relates to gyroscopic steering mechanisms for automobile torpedoes. The object of the present invention is to decrease the tactical diameter of the torpedo during the time that it is steering its initial circular course and to restore the normal tactical diameter upon the termination of this initial course and the beginning of the ultimate direct course of the torpedo toward the target…"