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Aft Section, Howell Torpedo No. 24, #2013-001-001

<p>The dry tail-section is displayed on a torpedo cart in front of a poster about Howell Torpedo.</p>
Title: Aft Section, Howell Torpedo No. 24, #2013-001-001
Caption: The tail-section of the Howell torpedo No. 24 being prepared for the final stage of conservation treatment.
Description: The tail-section is in the final stages for conservation treatment at Naval History & Heritage Command Archaeology and Conservation Lab in April 2015. After being cleaned and stabilized through mechanical cleaning and desalination in a chemical solution, the tail-section was thoroughly rinsed and safely dried and is now prepared to be treated with a corrosion inhibitor.
Accession #: 2013-001-001
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