Published Resources Details Letters Patent

De Ferranti, S. Z.
Turbine installation for torpedoes
United States Patent Office, 3461

Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 925,889. Application filed April 17 1905.

Accession No.1442


"This invention has for its object to effect improvements in turbine installations so as to make them specially suitable to the propulsion of torpedoes, where it is desired to have a simple plant working from stored energy not only contained in the combustible, but also in the form of compressed air, compressed gas, liquid air or gas, or a compound such as slow burning powders and the like, which are capable of giving off heat energy without the employment of oxygen derived from the external air."