Published Resources Details Letters Patent

Lake, S.
Navigating-turret for submergible vessels
United States Patent Office, 3461

Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 925,706. Application filed November 13 1907.

Accession No.1439


"The object of this invention is to provide a submarine or submergible vessel with a navigating turret having a series of intercommunicating compartments and which is of light weight construction and of the necessary strength to withstand the external pressure to which the vessel is subjected when submerged, and through which the occupants of the vessel may readily escape from either end of it should the vessel be incapacitated when operating in a submerged condition and when the other exits could not be used."