Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

UA-HT24-NOV14

The tail-section of the Howell torpedo placed in a plastic treatment tank with a chemical solution, a water pump can be seen in the bottom right corner which was used to circulate the solution and speed the desalination process.
Title: UA_HT24_NOV14
Caption: A mid-conservation image of the tail-section of the Howell torpedo submerged in its treatment tank at the UA Archaeology & Conservation Lab.
Description: Mid-conservation image of the tail-section of the Howell torpedo submerged in its treatment tank with a chemical solution at the UA Archaeology & Conservation Lab in November 2014. The water pump seen in the bottom right corner was used to circulate the solution and speed the desalination process.
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