Published Resources Details Letters Patent
- United States Patent Office, 3846
Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 964,147. Application filed July 15 1907.
"The object of my invention is to create greater disabling effects than is now possible with the present torpedoes and especially when the ship attacked is provided with armour or other protective devices below the water line… The object of my invention, more specifically stated is to send high explosives into the vitals of the ship, thus insuring her destruction under all conditions…"