Published Resources Details Letters Patent
- United States Patent Office, 4539
Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 1,028,473. Application filed November 21 1908.
"The present invention relates to improvements in torpedo-boats, and has for its object mainly to provide a torpedo craft which shall be capable of passing safely through the danger zone of a battleship or other war vessel, to attack it with a sufficient quantity of high explosives to insure its destruction, and shall be capable of running close in upon the war vessel to plant the high explosive charge in a desired position or to ram the warship with a high explosive warhead below the armoured protection…"