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L55-02-02-01.03 Tuffy the porpoise

Tuffy, the Naval Missile Center's well-known trained porpoise, responds to an acoustic device like one of those attached to a missile target cradle at Point Mugu. Tuffy found the $4,700 cradle which will now be reused by the Navy. Trainer Wally Ross holds the signal device out for Tuffy to hear. November 12, 1965.
Title: Tuffy the porpoise
Description: Tuffy, the Naval Missile Center's well-known trained porpoise, responds to an acoustic device like one of those attached to a missile target cradle at Point Mugu. Tuffy found the $4,700 cradle which will now be reused by the Navy. Trainer Wally Ross holds the signal device out for Tuffy to hear. November 12, 1965.
Catalog #: L55-02-02-01.03
Copyright Owner: Naval History & Heritage Command
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