Published Resources Details Letters Patent

Baker, G.
Sound-controlled dirigible torpedo
United States Patent Office, 7164

Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 1,312,510. Application filed August 25 1917.

Accession No.1476


"The general object of the invention is to provide a torpedo which shall be automatically guided or steered toward the object it is designed to attack, without the necessity of using land wires or wires leading to a vessel from which the torpedo is discharged… Still another object in this connection is to provide a torpedo which is guided toward the enemy vessel by sound waves set up by said vessel."