Naval History and Heritage Command

80-G-K-6658 Mark XIII Torpedo

Photo #: 80-G-K-6658 Mark XIII Torpedo
Title: Mark XIII Torpedo
Description: Sailor removes securing lines and clamps in preparation for launching the torpedo from a Higgins class motor torpedo (PT) boat operating from the Subchaser Training Center, Miami, Florida, circa 1944. He is wearing bathing trunks, life jacket and steel helmet. Photograph was received by the Naval Photographic Science Laboratory on 16 November 1945. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-K-6658
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