Published Resources Details Journal Article
- The Lay Torpedo
- vol. 43, 11 March 1887, p. 234
In early March 1887 representatives of the War Office travelled to Brightlingsea, in Essex, to witness a trial of the Lay torpedo. The chief defect of this weapon had been its slow speed, and it was claimed that placing the propeller in a recess near the bow had made improvements in respect to this. However, the improved torpedo to reach the desired speed on the day of the trials.