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NH 82836 Bliss-Leavitt Torpedo Mark 3, 1911

Bliss-Leavitt Torpedo Mark 3, 1911
Title: Bliss-Leavitt Torpedo Mark 3, 1911
Caption: A turbine driven torpedo, designed by M.F.M. Leavitt, an engineer at E.W. Bliss Co. Alcohol was mixed with super heated compressed air to provide motive power for turbine. Navy adopted this torpedo circa 1904 and used various models of it for the next 22 years.
Description: Copied from an original negative held by Naval Underwater Systems Center Newport Rhode Island
Catalog #: NH 82836
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator:
After this Year: 1910
Before this Year: 1919
Original Medium: BW Photo
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