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NH 82829 Lay-Haight Torpedo

Lay-Haight Torpedo
Title: Lay-Haight Torpedo
Caption: Photographed March 1894. Torpedo was driven on the surface by carbonic acid gas carried in a liquid state. Steering depended upon an electric current which was sent over a cable payed out by the torpedo.
Description: Copied from an original negative held by Naval Underwater Systems Center Newport Rhode Island
Catalog #: NH 82829
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator:
After this Year: 1890
Before this Year: 1899
Original Medium: BW Photo
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