Published Resources Details Letters Patent
- Improvement in torpedo-boat
- United States Patent Office.
Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 211,302. Dated January 14, 1879; application filed December 18, 1878.
"My present invention relates to certain details in the construction of torpedo-boats of the kind that are propelled by an engine or engines inside the boat, and guided or controlled by the operator by means of an electric wire or cable paid out from the boat as the later advances."