Published Resources Details Letters Patent
- Improvement in electro-magnetic steering apparatus for submarine torpedo-boats
- United States Patent Office., 1877
Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 198,126. Dated December 11, 1877; application filed March 25, 1872.
"This invention relates to a method of steering boats from a fixed point outside of said boat or vessel by means of electric currents transmitted from a shore battery through an insulated telegraphic cable, acting, through the medium of a battery carried on a boat, upon the steering mechanism so as to bring the control of the direction of the boat under the influence of an operator on shore, or at some fixed point of departure."